Essays & Stories

 

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A Field Trip

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Against Domesticity 

 

 

 

 

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Why I Can’t Stand White Belly-dancers

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I Still Can’t Stand White Belly-dancers, Salon, March 2014

 

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How Can I Be of Use to You?, Booth, January 2014

 

 

 

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Two Sentence Story, Salon, December 2013

 

 

 

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Boaters, The Rumpus, April 2013

 

 

 

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A Sailor, PEN Flash Series, April 2013

 

 

 

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Building Girls, in MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine, Spring 2013

 

 

 

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Imagining Myself in Palestine, Guernica, May 2012

 

 

 

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The Gift, published as “Eighteen and Pregnant,” New York Times Magazine, April 15 2012

 

 

 

 

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The Forsaken, Salon.com, August 2011

 

 

 

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From Alienation to Belonging: Guest-Editor, Arab-American Fiction Issue, Guernica, June

2011

 

 

 

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ReWriting the Story, UTNE Reader, March 2011

 

 

 

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Loosely Based, UTNE Reader, July 2010

 

 

 

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Him, Me, Muhammad Ali, Guernica Magazine, June 2010

 

 

 

 

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Deportation Order, The Progressive, March 2010

 

 

 

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The Missing Piece Son, New York Times Magazine, December 2009

 

 

 

 

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 Accidental Transients, Five Chapters, December 2009

 

 

 

 

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The Life, Loves, and Adventures of Zelwa the Halfie,  The Oxford American, Feb 2009

 

 

 

 

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Grace, in Skive Magazine, 2007

 

 

 

 

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The Story of My Building, Hunger Mountain, Fall 2007 and in Beirut 39: New Writing from the Arab World

 

 

 

 

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Barefoot Bridge, Qissat: Stories by Palestinian Women, Telegram Books, 2007

 

 

 

 

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You Are A 14-Year-Old Arab Chick Who Just Moved To Texas, (a chapter from A Map of

Home) Eyeshot

 

 

 

 

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The Lunatics’ Eclipse, Ploughshares, Fall 2004

 

 

 

 

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A Frame For the Sky

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Lost In Freakin’ Yonkers, Dinarzad’s Children, UArk Press

 

 

 

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Encounters with Celebrities, Duck and Herring

 

 

 

 

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Hungry Holly, Consumed: An Anthology