stories, essayS, INTERVIEWS:


“Muslims in the Cul-de-sac,” story in 27 Views of Chapel Hill, Ed. Daniel Wallace, Eno Publishers, 2011

“From The Cairo House” excerpt in A Literary Atlas of Cairo, Ed. Samia Mehrez, American University in Cairo Press, 2011.

“The Islamic Salon: Elite Women’s Religious Networks in Egypt,” article in Muslim Networks from Hal to Hip Hop, Eds Cooke & Lawrence, University of North Carolina Press, 2005

 “The Coming Out of the Chameleon,” essay, and “El Greco”, novel excerpt, in Scheherazade's Legacy, Ed Susan Muaddi Darraj, Praeger, 2004.

“It’s Not About That,” story in Dinarzad's Children, Ed. Pauline Kaldas, University of Arkansas Press, 2009.

“Perils and Pitfalls of Marketing the Arab Novel in English,” essay in The Edinburgh Companion to the Arab Novel in English, Ed. Nouri Gana, Edinburg University Press, 2015

”Reflections and Refractions: Arab American Women Writing and Written,” essay in Hawwa, Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World 1.2 (summer 2003). Pp 189-205.

”Live in Interesting Times”, essay in NC Writers Newsletter (September/October 2000). 

“Love is Like Water,” story in Women Writing Africa: the Northern Region, Ed. Sadiqi, The Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2009.

LISTEN: Interviews

Interview with Frank Stasio on The State of Things March 21,  2011

Interview with Frank Stasio on The State of Things, March 22, 2012

Interview with DG Martin August 13, 2013


North Carolina Literary Festival, Sept. 10-13 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill