Hedy Habra has authored two poetry collections, Under Brushstrokes, finalist for the 2015 USA Best Book Award and the International Poetry Award, and Tea in Heliopolis, winner of the 2014 USA Best Book Award and finalist for the International Poetry Book Award. Her story collection, Flying Carpets, won the Arab American National Book Award’s Honorable Mention and was finalist for the Eric Hoffer Award. She is a recipient of the Nazim Hikmet Poetry Awards and a six-time nominee for Pushcart and Best of the Net. Her work appears in Cimarron Review, Bitter Oleander, Blue Fifth Review, Cider Press Review, Drunken Boat, Nimrod, Verse Daily, Poet Lore, World Literature Today and elsewhere. Her website is hedyhabra.com.