SEIF-ELDEINE is a Syrian-American poet with a degree in Middle Eastern Studies from Tufts University and an MFA in poetry from Lesley University. He has received the Emerging Poets Fellowship from the Writer’s Colony at Dairy Hollow and was a finalist for the Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship. His work has been published in the Massachusetts Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Copper Nickel, and The Chestnut Review, among others. You can find his stream-of-consciousness poetry at