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Youssef Rakha is an Egyptian novelist, poet and essayist working in both Arabic and English.

Selected Writing

The Slow, Satisfying Discovery of Arabic (GQ ME)

Hoarseness (The White Review)

Requiem for a Suicide Bomber (The Atlantic)

City of Kismet (Aeon)

Excerpt from Paulo (Asymptote)

Excerpt from The Crocodiles (BOMB)

Excerpt from The .. Sultan's Seal (The Collagist)

BYLINES

3:AM Magazine
60Pages

Aeon
Al Ahram

Angry Voices (University of Arkansas)
Arab Pop
Asymptote
The Atlantic
Banipal

Beirut 39 (Bloomsbury USA)
Berfrois
Bidoun
BOMB

Brains Confounded (NYU Library of Arabic Literature)
BULL

The Collagist
The Chattahoochee Review
Chimurenga
The Common
The Daily Telegraph

The Dial
Doek!
Exchanges

A Face in Time (Zeitouna)

Figli del Nilo (Mesogea) 

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Quarterly
GQ Middle East
Guernica

Internazionale

Joyland Magazine
The Kenyon Review
KGB Bar
Jadaliyya
AlJumhuriya
Lettre International
Literary Hub
Litro

The London Magazine
Los Angeles Review of Books
Mada Masr
The Markaz Review
Mashallah News

McSweeney's
Michigan Quarterly Review
Middle East Eye Discovery
Minor Literatures
Miranda

Mizna
The National Abu Dhabi
New Lines
The New York Times

The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human (Penguin India)
Parnassus

Der populistische Planet (C. H. Beck)
Queen Mob's Tea House

Reflections (Bloomsbury USA)
Reportagen
RIC Journal

Rowayat

The Rumpus
SALZ

Shenandoah

Sherif Street Studio (Look Studios)

Súcasná egyptská literatúra (Veda)
The White Review

 

 

 

 
 
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