3 November 2022
Hasib Hourani is a Lebanese-Palestinian writer, editor, arts worker, and educator. He has been writing and publishing work since 2019. He is a 2020 recipient of The Wheeler Centre’s Next Chapter scheme and his 2021 essay, ‘when we blink’, was shortlisted for The LIMINAL & Pantera Press Nonfiction Prize and is published in their 2022 anthology, Against Disappearance. Hasib was awarded the Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund in 2022 and has been a fellow at the Varuna National Writers House in 2021 and 2022. He has taught workshops on poetry and nonfiction through Express Media, Writers Victoria, and Dandenong Libraries, among others. He was Online Editor at The Lifted Brow between 2019 and 2020, and Online Editor at Voiceworks between 2020 and 2021. Hasib is currently completing his debut publication, a book of poetry about suffocation and the occupation of Palestine – excerpts of which have been published in Australian Poetry and Cordite Poetry Review. In the meantime, you can find his work in Meanjin, Overland, and Going Down Swinging, among others.