Poet, critic, essayist and journalist from Iraq. Hatem Abdulwahid is a member of the Arab Writers Union and the General Union of Iraqi Writers. Three collections of poetry have been published in Arabic, as well as articles, essays and commentaries in Arab newspapers and journals.
From 2003 and onwards Saleh was threatened for his critical writings. He fled to Syria , then to Morocco, before reaching Mexico City's Casa Refugio as a guest writer in 2009.