Juma Rifai, a Palestinian poet, holds a Bachelor’s degree and high diploma in Arabic language and literature. He worked as a teacher for a few years, then he was arrested by the occupation authorities and spent four years in prison. He is a member of the general Union for Palestinian writes, and serves as its executive manager. He has participated in several poetry festivals. In addition to a narrative book, he has published three Arabic poetry books: Prisonisios (2010), A Missing Direction (2016), and If He Sees A Fire (2020).