Vénus Khoury-Ghata is a French-speaking novelist and poet. She is a phenomenal and prolific figure in contemporary Lebanese literature, as underscored by the many prestigious prizes she has won in France. Khoury-Ghata's beautiful anthologies have earned her a place in the canon of Lebanese poetry alongside the likes of Georges Schehadé, Nadia Tueni, Andrée Chedid, and Salah Stétié. Her impressive catalog of 56 works includes Quelle est la nuit parmi les nuits, Where are the Trees Going?, The Final Days of Mandelstam, and Marina Tsvétaïéva - Mourir à Elabouga. Her latest novel, Ce qui reste des hommes, is out now.