Zeina Azzam is a Palestinian American poet, editor, and community activist. She volunteers for organizations that promote Palestinian human rights and the civil rights of vulnerable communities in Alexandria, Virginia, where she lives. Currently, she works as publications editor at the think tank, Arab Center Washington DC. Zeina’s poems are or will be published in Pleiades, Cordite Poetry Review, Barzakh: A Literary Magazine, Infinite Rust, Heartwood Literary Magazine, Sukoon Magazine, Mizna, Lunch Ticket, The Fourth River, Split This Rock, and the edited volumes Bettering American Poetry (2019), Making Mirrors: Writing/Righting by and for Refugees (2019), The Poeming Pigeon (2017), Write Like You’re Alive 2017, Gaza Unsilenced (2015), and Yellow as Turmeric, Fragrant as Cloves (2008). Zeina holds an M.A. in Arabic literature from Georgetown University, an M.A. in sociology from George Mason University, and a B.A. in psychology from Vassar College.