Solmaz Sharif

Solmaz Sharif was born in Istanbul to Iranian parents. She is the author of Customs (Graywolf, 2022) and Look (Graywolf Press, 2016), a finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Poetry Foundation.

Sharif is currently an assistant professor at Arizona State University where she directs a Poetry for the People program.