Lina Mounzer is a writer and translator living in Beirut. Her essays and fiction have appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review, Literary Hub, Bidoun, and Rusted Radishes, as well as in the anthologies Hikayat: An Anthology of Lebanese Women’s Writing (Telegram Books: 2007) and the forthcoming Tales of Two Planets (Penguin Books: 2020) an anthology of writing on climate change and inequality. She has translated fiction and essays by, among others, the Algerian writer Salah Badis and Lebanese writers Hassan Daoud and Chaza Charafeddine.