Dalia Azim

Dalia Azim recently joined the Texas Book Festival as deputy director. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times, American Short Fiction, ApertureGlimmer Train, and Other Voices, among other places. Her debut novel, Country of Origin, was published in 2022. Before joining TBF, she was the manager of executive initiatives and chief diversity and inclusion officer at the Blanton Museum of Art, where she helped oversee the realization of Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin, the Blanton’s new grounds initiative, and the museum’s DEAI priorities, among other projects.