Hiba Krisht

Location Ohio
Occupation Translator
Website http://

About Me

Hiba Krisht is a writer and translator from Beirut. Her stories and essays appear in The Kenyon Review, Blackbird, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and Mizna, among other journals. She is a recipient of 2016 Rebecca Mitchell Tarumoto Short Fiction Prize, the 2013 JoAnn Athanas Memorial Award in literature from the National Society of Arts and Letters, and the 2012 Jane Foulkes Malone Fellowship in fiction from Indiana University. She also served as founding Fiction Editor for RR Beirut Literary and Art Journal. She has been interviewed about her life and work by VICE News, the Huffington Post, BBC Radio, and Grazia Daily, among others.

Story in the Kenyon Review 2014 summer issue online:


Story in Blackbird v14n1 Spring 2015, also winner of the Tarumoto prize:


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