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There Was And How Much There Was

Published by Smith/Doorstop (The Poetry Business)

ISBN: 9781910367711

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One of the 2016 Laureate's Choice poets, chosen by Carol Ann Duffy. 

Zeina Hashem Beck is a Lebanese poet. Her first collection, To Live in Autumn, won the 2013 Backwaters Prize. Her second collection, Louder than Hearts, won the 2016 May Sarton NH Poetry Prize. She's also the author of 3arabi Song, winner of the 2016 Rattle Chapbook Prize. She's been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, and the Forward Prize. Her work has appeared in Ploughshares, Poetry Northwest, and the Rialto, among others. She performs her poetry both in the Middle East and internationally. 

 "Whether drawing on myth or fairytale, or writing directly from women's experience, these are powerful poems by a new writer with a remarkable gift for storytelling." – Carol Ann Duffy 
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