Sayed Kashua

Sayed Kashua


Sayed Kashua is the author of the novels Dancing Arabs (translated by Miriam Schlesinger), Let It Be Morning (translated by Miriam Schlesinger), which was shortlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award from IMPAC, Second Person Singular (translated by Mitch Ginsburg), and Native. He writes a weekly column for Haaretz and is the creator of the prizewinning sitcom Arab Labor. Now living in the United States with his family, he is completing his Ph.D. at Washington University in St. Louis.

Buy Sayed Kashua’s latest book, Track Changes, on Amazon.

Photo Credit: Karl Gabor

Events with Sayed Kashua

[CANCELED] Cry, the Beloved Country

09 May 2020
4:00 pm-5:30 pm
Frederick P. Rose Auditorium
The Cooper Union
41 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10008

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