Iman Mersal

This month, we are speaking to the Egyptian poet and author Iman Mersal. We talk about the genesis of ideas, structure and form when writing in Arabic, and the importance of urgency in directing your writing.

Iman’s work includes the creative non-fiction work Traces of Enayat (2023, And Other Stories, and her poetry 
has been featured in numerous publications such as Blackbird, The American Poetry Review, Parnassus, The New York Review of Books, and Paris Review.

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