Kenyon Review Online – 2018

Narrative  2018
“Not All of Us Get to Be Ghosts”

Willow Springs 2018

Frontier Poetry 2018
“After Reading DJ Khaled Will Not Perform Oral Sex on His Wife Despite Demanding That She Must, I Consider My Relationships”

diode – forthcoming
“Waves” and “Now That You Are Gone”

Ploughshares – 2017
“Confession” (winner of Emerging Writer’s Contest)

Virginia Quarterly Review – 2017
“Mubtadiyah,” “Menorrhagia,” “Storm,” “When I Tell My Father I Might Begin to Pray Again,” and “Mother”

The Georgia Review – 2017
“The White Poet Wants to Know Why I Don’t Write More Arab Poems”

The Rumpus – 2017

Poetry Daily – 2017
“Night Ghazal” (originally published in Gulf Coast)

Pleiades – 2017
“Waiting in Line at the Institution”

Los Angeles Review – 2017
“Watershed,” “Nulligravida Nocturne,” and “Ramadan Lament”

Waxwing – 2017
Echo” and “Liriope

Four Way Review – 2017

The Shallow Ends – 2017
“Postcard from Gone”

wildness – 2017
“Postcard from Gone”

The Collapsar – 2017
“Semantics” and “Spring Thaw”

fog machine – 2017
“Ghost” and “Dinner with Dead Relatives”

Narrative Magazine – 2016
“Muslim Girlhood” (Third Place for Eighth Annual Poetry Contest)

The Missouri Review – 2016
“Creation Myth”

Nashville Review – 2016
“In August, I Undress”

Reservoir – 2016
“The Call” and “How I Tell It”

TriQuarterly – 2016
“Echo and Narcissus”

Rattle – 2016
“While Reading the News About Orlando, I Hear the Call to Prayer” (2016 Best of the Net winner)

The Baltimore Review – 2016
“Narcissus Brings Me Flowers”

Winter Tangerine – 2016
“The New Mother Speaks”

Southword Journal – 2016
“After Another Attempt at Eighteen” and “of love, Sappho wrote” (First Place and Highly Commended for the Gregory O’Donoghue Poetry Prize)

The Collagist – 2016
“Keeping Track”

American Literary Review – 2016

Day One – 2016
“To My Teething One-Year-Old Self”

Narrative Magazine – 2016
“Hometown Nocturne,” “Fasting in Tunis,” “Night Lament in Hergla,” and “Sainte-Baume” (Second Place for the 30 Below Contest)

Academy of American Poets (poets.org) – 2015
“Ode to Ugly Things”

“Muslim Christmas”

Nazim Hikmet Festival – 2015
“Spark,” “A Woman Walks into Heaven and Hijacks Fate,” and “Shift”(Winner of 2015 Poetry Competition)

Rattle – 2015
“The Words Come, They Choke Me”

Rattle – 2015
“14, Sunday School, 3 Days Late”

Cartridge Lit2014
“…Erm, What Is His Name Again?” (2015 Best of the Net finalist)

decomP – 2014



L.A. Review of Books – forthcoming
“Mary Speaks,” “Haemorrhoissa’s Menarche”

Ninth Letter – forthcoming

Indiana Review – forthcoming
“What Will Happen”

Southern Indiana Review – forthcoming
“Aubade in the Old Apartment”

American Poetry Review – 2018
“Tumor,” “Haemorrhoissa”

32 Poems – 2018
“Waking After the Surgery” and “Morcellation”

 Mid-American Review – 2018

Crab Orchard Review 2018

Passages North – 2018
“Explaining the Attempt to the Doctors, Beginning with Two Lines From Darwish”

Tin House – 2017

New England Review – 2017
“Portrait of the Illness as Nightmare”

The Georgia Review – 2017
“I Fly I Fly,” “Questions the Ghosts Have Asked Me,” and “The White Poet Wants to Know Why I Don’t Write More Arab Poems”

Gulf Coast – 2017
“The Blood” and “Night Ghazal”

Pleiades – 2017
“Litany While Reading Scripture in the Gynecologic Oncology Waiting Room” and “Waiting in Line at the Institution”

Poetry Northwest – 2017
“Metrorrhagia” and “Dressing Before a Mirror in Morning”

Cincinnati Review – 2017
“God’s Will”

West Branch – 2017
“Annunciation” and “Inpatient Triptych”

Prairie Schooner – 2017
“Eyes Opened, as Gods,” “Again the Summer Fires,” “Faulty,” and “Indecision”

The Massachusetts Review – 2017
“Still Life with Hemorrhage”

Third Coast – 2017
“Because It Is Winter I Think It Is Possible”

The Greensboro Review – 2017
“MRI Song”

CALYX – 2017
Mary in the Waiting Room at the Gynecologist’s Office”

Bellevue Literary Review – 2017
“Blood: Hx”

Crab Orchard Review – 2017

RHINO – 2017
“Reciting Poetry in the Psychiatric Ward”

Raleigh Review – 2017
“Narcissus,” “Mourning,” and “Morning Swim”

Fifth Wednesday Journal – 2017
“This Morning I Went to the Ocean to Feel” and “Learning Again to Hunger”

Spoon River Poetry Review – 2016
“Ramadan Aubade” and “Autumn Aubade with Pigeons” (First Runner-Up and Honorable Mention for 2016 Editors’ Prize)

Indiana Review – 2016
“Immaculate or Otherwise”

Rattle – 2016
“My Mother Makes a Religion”

Ecotone – 2016
“While You Are Shaving, It Rains” and “Upon Realizing There Are Ghosts in the Water”

Southern Indiana Review – 2016

Fifth Wednesday Journal – 2016
“A Fly Buzzes Overhead”

North American Review – 2016
“Grief” (Honorable Mention for James Hearst Poetry Prize)

Rattle – 2016

Cimarron Review – 2015

Nimrod – 2015
“A Religious Education,” “Tunis Nocturne,” “Momon Eats an Apple in Summer,” and “Preparing Iftar With My Father” (Second Prize for The Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry)



Best New Poets 2017

Bettering American Poetry 2016
“While Reading the News About Orlando, I Hear the Call to Prayer”

The Orison Anthology, Vol. 2
“Immaculate or Otherwise”

Best of the Net 2016
“While Reading the News About Orlando, I Hear the Call to Prayer”

Best New Poets 2015
“What Do Arabs Think of Ghosts?”

Annunciation – Phoenicia Publishing
“14, Sunday School, 3 Days Late”



Kenyon Review Online – 2018
On Fear in the Year of Trump



The Adroit Journal – 2015
“There’s a Way Back: On Anna Journey’s Vulgar Remedies”