Fatin Abbas

Fatin Abbas


Fatin Abbas is the author of GHOST SEASON: A NOVEL (W.W. Norton, US & Canada; Jacaranda, UK, 2023; also forthcoming from Rowohlt Berlin in Germany in 2024). Her short fiction has appeared in Granta, Freeman’s, The Warwick Review, and Friction, and her journalism and review essays have appeared in Le Monde diplomatique, The Nation, Zeit Online, Africa is a Country, Bidoun, African Arguments and openDemocracy. Born in Khartoum, Sudan and raised in New York, she gained her BA in English from the University of Cambridge, her PhD in Comparative Literature from Harvard University, and her MFA in Creative Writing from Hunter College, the City University of New York, where she was awarded both the Bernard Cohen Short Story Prize and the Miriam Weinberg Richter Award for her writing. She teaches fiction writing in the department of Comparative Media Studies/Writing at MIT.

Events with Fatin Abbas

Legacies of Dislocation, War, and Revolution

13 May 2023
5:00 pm
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House