Ilona Yusuf is an English language poet, editor, and critic. She is also a designer and print-maker. Presently Associate Editor of The Aleph Review, she has also freelanced for Nukta, Newsline, and ArtNow, and written essays on Pakistani poetry in English. Her poems have been published in book form and in literary journals here and abroad, in print and online. She worked as an editor for the Alhamra Literary Review in the early 2000s, and guest edited a special issue of Pakistani poetry in English for the Canadian poetry magazine Vallum in 2012. As a printmaker, she integrates word and image in the form of artists’ books; lighting design and conversation piece furniture are her bread and butter.