Susan Muaddi Darraj

Susan Muaddi Darraj

Susan Muaddi Darraj’s stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in New York Stories, Orchid Literary Review, Banipal, Mizna, al-Jadid, and several anthologies. Her previous short story collection, The Inheritance of Exile, was honoured by the U.S. State Department’s Arabic Book Program. She is a recipient of an Individual Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council. A Philadelphia native, she currently lives in Baltimore.

The 2019 Shortlist

  • Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution
  • Zaitoun: Recipes and Stories from the Palestinian Kitchen
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Palestinian Women's Activism: Nationalism, Secularism, Islamism
  • The Parisan
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine