Ghinwa Jawhari is a Lebanese American writer based in Brooklyn, NY. She was born to Druze parents in Cleveland, OH. Her essays, fiction, and poetry appear in Catapult, Mizna, Narrative, SPEAK, The Adroit Journal, and elsewhere. She was a 2021 Margins Fellow at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and is the founding editor of the Koukash Review. More at ghinwajawhari.com.
Ghinwa’s work explores themes central to Arab-American girlhood, including inherited trauma, sexuality and the growing body, identity in diaspora, and the contracts of tradition. BINT is her debut collection.