Marwa Helal

Marwa Helal was born in Al Mansurah, Egypt. She is the author of Ante body (Nightboat Books, 2022); Invasive species (Nightboat Books, 2019); and the chapbook I AM MADE TO LEAVE I AM MADE TO RETURN (No Dear, 2017).

Helal is the winner of BOMB Magazine’s Biennial 2016 Poetry Contest and a 2021 Whiting Award.