Maya Ribault is a French-American poet based in Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and the Bennington Writing Seminars where she was a Jane Kenyon Scholarship recipient. In addition, she has found support and inspiration for her poetry through Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, New York State Summer Writers Institute, for which she was awarded a full-tuition scholarship, and a Virginia Center for the Creative Arts residency. In 2017, one of her poems was shortlisted for the Faulkner - Wisdom competition.
Her poetry including a translation, has appeared in Bloodroot, Cloudbank, North American Review, Speak, The New Yorker, and The Southampton Review Online and is forthcoming in Agni. Her chapbook, Hôtel de la Providence, was recently released by Finishing Line Press. She is currently the writer in residence at St. Albans in Washington, DC.