24 February 1925
|Genre||Poetry, Essay, Visual arts|
In 2003, Adnan was named "arguably the most celebrated and accomplished Arab American author writing today" by the academic journal MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States.
Besides her literary works, Adnan continues to produce visual works in a vareity of media, such as oil paintings, movies and tapestries, which have been exhibited at galleries across the world.
- Majaj, Lisa Suhair and Amireh, Amal (Eds.) "Etel Adnan: Critical Essays on the Arab-American Writer and Artist", Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, Retrieved 12 November 2014.
- "Etel Adnan", The Whitney Museum of American Art, Retrieved 10 April 2014.
- Lisa Suhair Majaj and Amal Amireh, Etel Adnan: Critical Essays on the Arab-American Writer and Artist. McFarland & Company, 2001. ISBN 0786410728.