Added: Thursday, July 17, 2014 / From "Geographies of Light" (Del Sol Press 2009). Used with permission.
Lisa Suhair Majaj is author of Geographies of Light (Del Sol Press Poetry Prize winner) and co-editor of Intersections: Gender, Nation and Community in Arab Women's Novels (Syracuse University Press), Etel Adnan: Critical Essays on the Arab-American Writer and Artist (McFarland Publishing) and Going Global: The Transnational Reception of Third World Women Writers (Garland/Routledge). Her writing, which includes poetry, creative nonfiction, critical essays, children’s writing and more, has been translated into several languages. She has read at international venues including London's Poetry International. In 2015 she participated in the World Court of Women Against War in India. Her poetry was included in the 2016 exhibition Aftermath: The Fallout of War—America and the Middle East (Harn Museum of Art). She lives in Nicosia, Cyprus.