Safaa Fathy was born in Egypt. She is a poet, essay writer and filmmaker. Her plays, Terror and Ordeal were introduced by Jacques Derrida, with whom she signed a book, Tourner les mots. Au bord d'un film. Her latest book of poetry, Revolution Goes Through Walls (SplitLevel publisher), was translated and published in Egypt, France, and in Brazil.
Ghazal Mosadeq is a writer and poet. She was the winner of the Bayhaqi Short Fiction Prize, and shortlisted for the Khorshid Poetry Prize. She has written three poetry collections, Dar Jame Ma (2010), Biographies (2015), and Supernatural Remedies for Fatal Seasickness (2018). Her poems and short stories have been published in anthologies and magazines in Iran, Canada, the UK, Portugal, and Greece.