Seavey Reading Series: Sayed Kashua
Sayed Kashua is a Palestinian-Israeli writer whose fiction and journalism depicts Palestinian life in Israel and, through a masterful blend of satire and drama, the challenge of Jewish-Palestinian co-existence. Kashua is the author of three novels, Dancing Arabs, which won the Grinzane Cavour Award for Debut Novel (Italy, 2004), Let It Be Morning and Second Person Singular, which won both the Bernstein Prize (Israel, 2011) and the Prix des Lecteurs du Var (France, 2012). He wrote the popular and groundbreaking sitcom Arab Labor. His most recent book is a collection of essays titled Native. Kashua teaches Hebrew and writing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Date & Time
March 20, 2018