IBRAHIM NASRALLAH was born in Amman, Jordan, in 1954, and raised in a refugee camp. After working as a teacher and a journalist, he became vice president of Darat Al-Funoun, Jordan’s most prominent art and cultural center. He has written fifteen poetry collections and twenty-one novels, as well as works of literary criticism. He is also a painter and a photographer.
OMNIA AMIN was born in Cairo, Egypt. From 2005 to 2017, she was a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Zayed University in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. An author and translator, she is currently a Senior Humanities Research Fellow at NYU Abu Dhabi.
RICK LONDON lives and works in San Francisco. His most recent publication is the poetry collection The Materialist (Doorjamb Press, 2008).