Award-Winning Poet Zeina Hashem Beck in AUK , Kuwait

May 1, 20150 Comments


Academic Advising & Learning Support Services (AALSS) at The American University of Kuwait will be hosting award-winning poet, Zeina Hashem Beck. The Poetry Reading and Book signing event is open to public.

Date: Wednesday, 6th May, 2015
Time: 6:00PM
Location: AUK Multipurpose Room

Zeina Hashem Beck is a Lebanese poet with a BA and an MA in English Literature from the American University of Beirut. Her first poetry collection, To Live in Autumn (The Backwaters Press, 2014), won the 2013 Backwaters Prize, judged by poet Lola Haskins, was a runner up for the Julie Suk Award, and has been included on Split This Rock’s list of recommended poetry books for 2014. She’s been nominated for two Pushcart prizes, and her poems have been published in Ploughshares, Nimrod, Poetry Northwest, The Common, Rattle, Tampa Review, Cream City Review, Quiddity, Copper Nickel, Mizna, Sukoon, and Mslexia, among others. Zeina is the founder of PUNCH, a Dubai-based poetry and open mic collective, for which she hosts monthly readings. She’s on the editorial board of All Roads Will Lead You Home, a new online literary journal by VAC poetry.


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