Mona Kareem is a poet and translator based in New York. She has published three collections of Arabic poetry, as well as an English translation of Ashraf Fayadh's Instructions Within. She is currently completing a PhD in comparative literature while teaching writing courses.
The Persecuted Novelist of Dystopian Cairo
Mona Kareem interviews Egyptian novelist Ahmed Naji, who faces charges in Egypt for "sexually explicit fiction."...
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