Maya Salameh

Maya Salameh is the author of HOW TO MAKE AN ALGORITHM IN THE MICROWAVE (University of Arkansas Press, 2022) and rooh (Paper Nautilus Press, 2020). She is the winner of the 2022 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize, a poet fellow of the William Male Foundation, and a 2016 National Student Poet, America’s highest honor for youth poets. She has performed her poetry for three First Ladies, and her work has appeared in Poetry Magazine, The Rumpus, and AGNI, among others. She can be found on Twitter and Instagram @mayaslmh or at