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.


    1. Haha well I intended to write a semi-serious piece with links to their works & cet but then it was late and I was so tired. So you’re welcome.

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