full
border
#666666
http://cityofasylum.org/wp-content/themes/zap-installable/
http://cityofasylum.org/
#d63b33
style4

Osama Alomar

Syria

Born in Damascus, Syria in 1968 and now living in Chicago, Osama Alomar is one of the most well-respected Arabic poets writing today, and a prominent practitioner of the Arabic al-qisa al-qasira jiddan, the “very short story.” He is the author of Fullblood Arabian in English, and three collections of short stories and a volume of poetry in Arabic. Alomar’s first full-length collection of stories, The Teeth of the Comb, will be published by New Directions in April 2017. His short stories have been published by Newyorker.com, NoonConjunctions.com, The Coffin Factory, Electric Literature, and The Literary Review. He also performs as a musician. Osama Alomar travels with his translator, Christian Collins.

* = required field
Where do you live?




City of Asylum's annual Jazz Poetry Month begins this weekend. [...]

Columnist Tarik Günersel writes on Turkey's recent election. [...]

Entré a la primera audiencia de descargo contra estudiantes de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de H [...]

Leave a Reply

scroll
Loading posts...
link_magnifier
#5C5C5C
on
loading
off