Maymanah Farhat is a writer and curator working between New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area. Her writing appears in a variety of publications, most recently Testing the Canon of Ancient Near Eastern Art, eds. Amy Gansell and Ann Shafer, Oxford: Oxford University Press (forthcoming 2019).

Her current curatorial projects are Poetry Is Not a Luxury, Center for Books Arts, New York (Summer 2019) and History Is Not Here: Art and the Arab Imaginary, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul (Fall 2019).