Lisa Suhair Majaj, a Palestinian-American, is author of Geographies of Light (2008 Del Sol Press Poetry Prize), poems and essays in many journals and anthologies across the US, Europe, and the Middle East, and two children’s books. She is also a scholar of Arab-American literature and co-editor of three volumes of critical essays on Arab, Arab-American, and other international women of color writers. Her poetry has been translated into several languages, including Arabic, and was included in the 2016 exhibition Aftermath: The Fallout of War—America and the Middle East (Harn Museum of Art). Her grandmother was from Jaffa and her father was from Jerusalem. She lives in Cyprus.