Hazem Fahmy is a writer and critic from Cairo. He runs the media criticism newsletter Zam Zoum, on Letterdrop. A Kundiman and Watering Hole Fellow, his poetry has appeared, or is forthcoming in The Best American Poetry 2020, AAWW, The Boston Review, and Prairie Schooner. His criticism has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Mubi Notebook, LARB, and Mizna.