Tracy May Fuad is a poet and artist from Minnesota. She is the author of DAD DAD DAD DAD DAD DAD DAD (txtbooks, 2019) and Imagined State (winner of the Baltic Writing Residency Chapbook Prize. Her full-length collection, about:blank was a finalist for the 2018 Jake Adam York Prize and the 2019 Omnidawn 1st/2nd Book Prize, and her work has appeared in POETRY and the Best New Poets Anthology. She has an MFA from Rutgers-Newark and is a PhD candidate at the European Graduate School. She lives and works in Iraqi Kurdistan.