Nadine Sinno was born and raised in Lebanon, where she recieved an M.A. in English Literature from the American University of Beirut. She earned an M.F.A. in Literary Translation and a PhD in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Arkansas. Her research and teaching interests include modern Arabic literature and language, postcolonial studies, literary translation, contemporary women's writings, and transnational feminism. Her most recent publication is a translation of Nazik Saba Yared's novel Canceled Memories, originally written in Arabic. Her work has also appeared in Feminism and War: Confronting U.S. Imperialism, edited by Robin Tiley and Chandra Talpade Mohanty and in Mizna: Prose, Poetry, and Art Exploring Arab America. She teaches Arabic language and literature.