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Tariq Luthun

Tariq Luthun is a Detroit-born community organizer, data consultant, and Emmy Award-winning poet. The son of Palestinian Muslim immigrants from Gaza, he earned his MFA in poetry from the program for writers at Warren Wilson College and currently serves as board member and development coordinator of the Offing Literary Magazine following a two-year stint as editor of the micro department. His work has appeared in venues like Lit Hub, Vinyl Poetry, Mizna, and Button Poetry, and has earned him distinctions such as “Best of the Net” and fellowships with the Watering Hole and Kundiman. His first collection of poems, “How The Water Holds Me,” was awarded editors’ choice by Bull City Press and is available now.

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