Fakhri Saleh has published many books about Arabic Literature. He has edited many books about Modern Arabic Poetry and translated works in literary theory from English into Arabic. Prizes include: the 1997 Palestine Prize for Literary Criticism and the 2003 Ghalib Halasa Prize for his cultural contribution to literary criticism and translation from English into Arabic. He contributes regularly to many journals and newspapers in the Arab world, including Al-Hayat based in London, and Awan based in Kuwait. He was the Vice President of the Arab Writers Union and is now the head of the cultural department in Ad-Dustour daily based in Amman (Jordan). He is the head of the Jordanian Association of Critics.