Journalist and Author
Zaina Arafat365体育备用网址 is a journalist, fiction writer and teacher based in New York City.
Arafat writes articles, essays and fiction about the Middle East and Arab communities in the diaspora. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Believer, Virginia Quarterly Review, Granta, The Christian Science Monitor, BuzzFeed, VICE and NPR, among other publications.
Her debut novel is forthcoming from Catapult. She holds an M.A. in international affairs from Columbia University and an M.F.A. from the University of Iowa. She grew up between the U.S. and the Middle East and currently lives in Brooklyn.