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I am founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Common. Short stories, translations, and essays have appeared in The Washington Post, Guernica, n+1, Ploughshares, The Journal, The Literary Review, Ascent, Sonora Review, Harper’s, The Millions, The New Inquiry, and Publishers Weekly, among other places. I have an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars, and I teach literature, creative writing, and editing at Amherst College. Forthcoming works in 2019 include a long personal essay from Amazon Original Stories and my debut novel, The Limits of the World.
Read to me, The Washington Post
The Common Statement, The Common, Issue 10
The Common Statement, The Common, Issue 09
Thought Episodes: Norman Rush's Novels of Ideas, The Millions
A Rejoicing: Rereading Shirley Hazzard, Ploughshares
In Search of Past Dream Time: Two New Books by Andre Aciman, The Millions (Also: Q&A with Aciman)
The Destiny of Borges, Harper’s Magazine (Translator)
A Week of Abalone, The Literary Review
Inheritance, The Journal
The Widow, Guernica
The Real People, n+1
Homage to the Man-Eating Lions, Sonora Review
Pregnant Lady, What Are You Fighting For?, Dogwood
Fasting, Words & Images
Arabic Literature (in English).