Zeina Hashem Beck is a Lebanese poet. Her first book, To Live in Autumnwon the 2013 Backwaters Prize. Her second book, Louder than Hearts, won the 2016 May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize and is forthcoming in April 2017. She's also the author of two poetry chapbooks: 3arabi Song, winner of the 2016 Rattle Chapbook Prize, and There Was and How Much There Was, a 2016 smith|doorstop Laureate's Choice, selected by UK poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy. Zeina's work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, and the Forward Prize. Her poems have appeared widely in literary magazines, among which are Ploughshares, Poetry Northwest, and The Rialto. Zeina's readings often have a strong performative quality. She has been featured at literary festivals in the Middle East, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Read More →