Siwar Masannat

Siwar Masannat is a Jordanian writer and the author of two poetry books: cue, forthcoming from Georgia Review Books/University of Georgia Press, and 50 Water Dreams, selected by Ilya Kaminsky as the winner of Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s First Book Award in 2015. Masannat holds a PhD in English from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Currently, she works as managing editor of the African Poetry Book Fund and Prairie Schooner.

Photo by Ae Hee Lee.