Hazem Fahmy is a writer and critic from Cairo. He runs the media criticism newsletter Zam Zoum, on Letterdrop. His debut chapbook, Red//Jild//Prayer, won the 2017 Diode Editions Contest. A Kundiman and Watering Hole Fellow, his poetry has appeared in, or is forthcoming in, The Best American Poetry 2020, AAWW, The Boston Review, and Prairie Schooner. His criticism has appeared in, or is forthcoming in, Mubi Notebook, Reverse Shot, and Mizna.