Geula Geurts is a Dutch born poet and essayist living in Jerusalem. Her work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Pleiades, The Penn Review, Juked, Raleigh Review, Radar Poetry, New South and SWIMM, among others. Her lyric essay ‘The Beginnings of Fire’ was named a runner-up in CutBank’s 2020 chapbook competition, and is forthcoming with CutBank Books in Spring 2021. Her mini chapbook ‘Like Any Good Daughter’ was published by Platypus Press. She was named a finalist in the 2018 Autumn House Chapbook Contest, and a semifinalist in the 2020 Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize. She is a graduate of the Shaindy Rudolph Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Bar Ilan University, and works as a literary agent at the Deborah Harris Agency.