Lisa Majaj

Lisa Suhair Majaj is the author of the children’s book Naila Shares a Story (Benchmark Education), about a Palestinian child from Jordan who moves to the US with her family. She is also author of the prize-winning poetry volume Geographies of Light (Del Sol Press) and of poetry and prose in journals and anthologies across the US, the Middle East, Europe, and India. She has coedited three collections of critical essays on Arab, Arab-American, and international women’s writing. Her writing has been used in various non-literary venues, including the 2016 photography exhibition Aftermath: The Fallout of War—America & the Middle East at the Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, and has been translated into several languages, including Arabic and Greek. She lives in Cyprus.