Asmaa Azaizeh is a poet, journalist, and cultural manager based in Haifa. In 2010, she received the Debutant Writer Award from Al Qattan Foundation for her volume of poetry Liwa (2011, Alahlia). She has published three other volumes of poetry. Among them Don’t Believe Me if I Talk of War, which was translated into Dutch and Swedish. Asmaa has also published a bilingual poetry anthology in German and Arabic Unturned Stone (2017, Alahlia). She has contributed to and participated in various journals, anthologies and poetry festivals around the world. Her poems have been translated to English, German, French, Persian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek and other languages. In 2012 she was the first Director of the Mahmoud Darwish Museum in Ramallah. She has worked as a cultural editor in several newspapers, a presenter on TV and radio stations, and as the director of the Fattoush bookstore and book fair in Haifa. Visit her on IG @asmaaazaizeh.