Randa Jarrar

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Randa Jarrar is a novelist, short story writer, essayist, and translator. She grew up in Kuwait and Egypt and moved to the US after the Gulf War. Her first novel, A Map of Home, received an Arab-American Book Award. Her second book, Him, Me, Muhammad Ali, is forthcoming in 2016. Jarrar is currently the President of RAWI (Radius of Arab-American Writers) and lives in Fresno, CA.


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