ASSEF (LAHAB) AL-JUNDI هب عاصف الجندي

Assef (Lahab) Al-Jundi (لهب عاصف الجندي) was born, and grew up, in Damascus, Syria. He published his first collection A Long Way in 1985. Assef’s poetry has appeared in numerous literary publications, and many Anthologies including: In These Latitudes, Ten Contemporary Poets, edited by Robert Bonazzi, Inclined to Speak, An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Poetry, edited by Hayan Charara, and Between Heaven and Texas, edited by Naomi Shihab Nye. He currently resides in San Antonio, Texas, with wife Sara and two cockatiels Yoda and Princes.