Lucy R. McNair is Assistant Professor of English at LaGuardia Community College / The City University of New York. She is the translator of Mouloud Feraoun’s Algerian classic, The Poor Man’s Son (2005) and Samira Bellil’s inner-city memoir, To Hell and Back (2008). Translations of poetry and prose have appeared in The Poetry of Arab Women (2000), Poems for the Millennium, Volume Four (2012), and Staging Ground (2013). She is co-curator of the Amazigh Film Festival at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center.