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Summer Farah

Summer Farah is a Palestinian American writer and editor from California. She is organizes with the Radius of Arab American Writers and sends out the occasional essay at evening conversations. Summer covers the seasonal must-read poetry previews at The Millions

With Jillian Meehan, she co-writes the biweekly newsletter currently on hiatus, Letters to Summer.

In 2023, Summer was a columnist at Palette Poetry, writing POETRY DOUBLE FEATURES, putting two poetry collections in conversation in month. In 2021, she served as the poetry editor for the FIYAH Lit Palestine Solidarity issue. She also edited the folio ORIGINALITYISDEAD for Violet, Indigo, Blue, Etc.. For ANMLY, edited a folio of video game writing. With Lip Manegio, she curated a zine of art and writing inspired by the CW television network, NOTHING HERE IS CORRECT AND IT IS DELICIOUS. She attended the Winter ‘22 Tin House Workshop and is a 22-23 NBCC Emerging Critic Fellow. Previously, Summer was a book editor at Catapult and assistant at University of California Press. Check out her zine, “& I was so young when I behaved 25,” poems inspired by Mitski, here. Her chapbook, I could die today & live again, inspired by the Legend of Zelda series, is out March 12 from Game Over Books here.

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