Chip Rossetti

Chip Rossetti is a book editor and a translator of modern Arabic fiction, including Ahmed Khaled Towfik’s Egyptian sci-fi novel Utopia, Magdy El Shafee’s graphic novel Metro, and Sonallah Ibrahim’s Beirut, Beirut. He won a PEN America grant for his translation of Muhammad Makhzangi’s Animals in Our Days. He holds a PhD in Arabic literature from the University of Pennsylvania and is the editorial director of the Library of Arabic Literature series published by NYU Press.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Indirect Victims of Savagery

Chip Rossetti reviews “Baghdad Noir,” edited by Samuel Shimon and featuring writing by Ahmed Saadawi, Ali Bader, and Roy Scranton....


Country, in Some Kind of Song: On Landmarks and Dayplaces in World Literature
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