The Transnational, Arab, Gay, Coming-of-Age Novel

Two queer Arab authors have novels out in English this spring — one written in English, one in English translation — and Saleem Haddad’s Guapa and Abdellah Taïa’s Infidels, trans. Alison Strayer share a number of common points:

The two authors recently spoke in New York along with Brazilian novelist Alexandre Vidal Porto. For the last day of Pride month:

Haddad also just posted a video from a talk in London.