Poet and Community Activist
Hijri Unknown-Present (AH); Common Era Unknown-Present (CE)
Rooted in the rainy Pacific Northwest, Efemeral’s multilingual written verse and spoken word performance entwine reflections on faith, language and the human psyche. Her latest English works have been published in anthologies by Rumi Center for Spirituality and the Arts and in The Puritan’s 2019 issue, “What Does It Mean to be a Muslim Writer?”. Her Arabic poetry is currently featured in the public art piece “Weaving Cultural Identities: Threads Through Time” curated by Vancouver Biennale. She has poems forthcoming in the anthology, “A Kaleidoscope of Stories” published by Lote Tree Press. With(in) her communities, she enjoys facilitating poetry workshops and collaborating with fellow creatives.
Efemeral acknowledges the Musqueam Coast Salish, Squamish , and Selilwitulh (Tsleil‑Waututh) Nations on whose traditional and unceded territories she lives, writes and performs.