Elia Abu Madi (also known as Elia D. Madey; Arabic: إيليا أبو ماضي Īlyā Abū Māḍī ) (May 15, 1890 – November 23, 1957) was a Lebanese-born American poet.
Abu Madi was born in the village of Al-Muhaydithah, now part of Bikfaya, Lebanon, on May 15, 1890 to a Greek Orthodox Christian family. At the age of 11 he moved to Alexandria, Egypt where he worked with his uncle.
Career and Works
In 1911, Elia Abu Madi published his first collection of poems, Tazkar al-Madi. Shortly after, he ...