mejdulene b. shomali

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mejdulene b. shomali is a palestinian american poet and assistant professor in gender and women’s studies at university of maryland, baltimore county.┬áher work, both scholarly and creative, centers on queerness, femininity, palestine, and transnational arab culture. she lives in baltimore with 3 moody cats, 1 energetic dog, and 1 excellent human. she is also a baker (pretty good), a potter (mediocre), and a gardner (novice).

for whimsy, here is a link to her now defunct but still hilarious novelty tumblr, harlequeer romances.

headline photo: el seed mural at wynwood walls, miami, fl. photo by mbs.