Artists

Suheir Hammad

Suheir Hammad is the author of several poetry collections, including breaking poems, winner of the American Book Award; the bestseller ZaatarDiva; Born Palestinian, Born Black; and Drops of This Story. She was formerly an artist in residence at New York University’s APA Institute, and her produced plays include Blood Trinity and breaking letter(s). Hammad wrote and performed in the HBO series Russell Simmons’ Def Poetry Jam, as well as the Broadway production.