Clarion Flash Workshop 2023
Yeah, I… look, time is confusing, okay? I’m finding it difficult to keep track of my place with the lectures, assignments, and critiques staggered as they are. It’s fine. But I keep writing my assignments ahead of time, which means I get nervous about having messed up the schedule. So far, I’ve written four stories!… Continue reading
This story started as my exploration of what will happen when Palestine is free. It’s based on Palestinian folklore about the cult of tombs, as well as the history of my family’s village, ‘Ayn Karim west of Jerusalem. Then, I came to the prompt for week 2 of the Clarion Flash Fiction Workshop. The prompt… Continue reading
Above is the epigraph for my most recent story ‘Let the Die Be Cast.’ It’s my first attempt at alternate history AND my first epistolary fic! I’ve been reading a lot of primary sources on Palestinian history, especially the late Ottoman period, and during the British Mandate. When our instructor gave us the week one… Continue reading
I write speculative fiction inspired by Palestinians folklore. My work has appeared in ArabLit Quarterly, Beladi, FIYAH, Lackington’s, and Seize the Press among other venues.
My stories have been nominated for Pushcart, Lammy, Palestine Book, and Best New Weird awards. In my free time, I’m a First Reader for Strange Horizons.
- The Last Bride
- Canaanite Mythology: Anat and Aqhat
- Clarion Flash Fic Workshop: Week Four
- Farewell, Strange Horizons!
- I Lied
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