Born in Jordan and raised in Palestine, Tala Abu Rahmeh is a poet and translator now based in New York. Her poems have been published in a number of magazines and books, including Naomi Shihab Nye’s Time You Let Me In: 25 Poets under 25. Her poem “Cape Cod” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She has contributed to This Week in Palestine, Mashallah News magazine in Beirut, and [wherever] magazine in New York City. Tala holds an MFA in poetry from American University in Washington, DC.