Marguerite Dabaie, author of the graphic novel The Hookah Girl and Other True Stories (Rosarium, 2018) draws autobio, socio-political, and historical-fictional comics with a decorative flair. She has also contributed to a number of anthologies and is currently working on a graphic novel about the 7th-century Silk Road. Marguerite is a freelance illustrator and has worked with such publications as the The Nib and Cicada magazine, among others. She also regularly contributes to the Electronic Intifada, The Journal of Palestine Studies, and Al-Shabaka. Once a year, Marguerite co-hosts Pete’s Mini Zine Fest, the fest-in-a-bar, in Brooklyn.