Tinderbox Poetry’s 2018 Brett Elizabeth Jenkins Poetry Prize (Fall 2018)

  • Yemen Is


Best of the Net nominee (Fall 2018)

  • Real Arabs In America


Best New Poets nominee (Spring 2018)

  • Cover


Judge for Free Verse Editions New Measure Manuscript Poetry Prize (Summer 2018)


VIDA Fellowship to attend the Chautauqua Writers’ Festival: Writing in Times of Crisis (Summer 2018)


Open Mouth Poetry Retreat Scholarship (Summer 2018)


Tin House summer workshop scholarship (Summer 2018)


Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown scholarship (Summer 2018)


Winner of the 2017 Unsilenced Grant for Muslim American Women Writers (Fall 2017)


Judge for the 10th Annual Nazim Hikmet Poetry Contest (Fall 2017)


North Carolina Poetry Contest (Spring 2018)

  • Honorable mention: Pit-Stop Sisters


Luminaire Award for Best Poetry (Fall 2018)

  • Semi-finalist: Living in English


Pushcart Prize Nominee (Fall 2017)

  • Portrait of Sadiya


The Baltimore Review (Summer 2017)

  • Sympathy for Foreign Mothers


Kakalak Magazine (Fall 2017)

  • 2 poems: Fishing with My Brother and Shelled School in South Gaza


Track//Four Journal (Summer 2017)

  • Cover


Gravel Magazine (Summer 2017)

  • 2 poems: Afraid of The Man with Small Hands and Leech


Day One Journal (Spring 2017)

  • Scallions


9th Annual Nazim Hikmet Poetry Contest (Spring 2017)

  • 3 poems: Ode to Socotra Island, Deserted, and Portrait of Sadiya