Shadab Zeest Hashmi’s poetry has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Poetry International, The Cortland Review, Vallum, Nimrod, Atlanta Review, POEM, The Bitter Oleander, Rhino, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, Spillway, The Adirondack Review, Drunken Boat, Split this Rock! Himal, and other journals worldwide. She has taught in the MFA program at San Diego State University as a writer-in-residence and is the recipient of the San Diego Book Award, Nazim Hikmet Poetry Prize, SAARC medal for Literature, and Stout Award. Her work has been translated into Spanish and Urdu.