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Moustafa

A summer read (“What Tina Wants”)

I recently had a short story published in the wonderful magazine The Normal School (thanks, Randa!). I’m posting the story (with permission) here, …

Abou Naddara

I had the good fortune to interview the Abou Naddara film collective about their work in Syria. This is an anonymous, underground …

Honored by Southern Vermont College

On May 9, 2015, Southern Vermont College, which is an extraordinary college with a just and noble mission, awarded me an honorary degree …

Why Do They Hate Us?

The venerable magazine The Nation is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. (Happy Anniversary!) They asked me to contribute to an extraordinary …

War Stories

I wrote a review essay for The Progressive on Phil Klay’s short story collection Redeployment and Sinan Antoon’s novel The Corpse Washer. …

Spied on for Being Muslim

(I wrote this comment for The Nation) There is a grocery store near my apartment in Brooklyn called the NSA Food Markets …