Grateful acknowledgments to the following individuals and publishers, who allowed us to include their works in this collection:
Ellen Mansoor Collier's essay, "Arab-Americans: Living with Pride and Prejudice," was originally published in Glamour, and an updated version was published in the Peace Education Foundation's magazine.
A longer version of Marsha Hamilton's essay, "The Image of Arabs in the Sources of U.S. Culture," under the title "The Image of Arabs in Sources of American Culture," first appeared in CHOICE Magazine, April 1991.
Adele Ne Jame's poem, "A Blessing," was first published in Denver Quarterly,.
Joanna Kadi's essay, "Five Steps to Creating Culture," originally appeared in Colors magazine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 1993.
Pauline Kaldas' poems, "Exotic" and "ABC," originally appeared in lift magazine.
Lisa Suhair Majaj's poem, "Recognized Futures," is reprinted by permission of the author and Viking Penguin. The poem was first published in Unsettling America: Race and Ethnicity in Contemporary American Poetry. Edited by Maria Mazzioti Gillan and Jennifer Gillan, 1993.
D. H. Melhem's poem, "say french," was originally published in Rest in Love, copyright 1975, 1978 by D. H. Melhem. (New York: Dovetail Press.) Reprinted by permission of the author.
A longer version of Therese Saliba's essay, "Military Presence and Absences: Arab Women and the Persian Gulf War," was originally published in Seeing Through the Media: The Persian Gulf War, edited by Susan Jeffords and Lauren Rabinovitz. Copyright 1994 by Rutgers University Press.
May Mansoor Munn's essay,"Homecoming," originally appeared in Friends Journal and Texas Magazine.
Zabelle's essay,"Armenian/Lesbian: Telling Our Stories," is reprinted with the permission of Ararat.