Assistant Professor, Creative Writing
University of California, Riverside
BA in English, Université Mohammed, Rabat; MA, University College, London; PhD in Linguistics, University of Southern California. Novelist and Professor. Currently, Associate Professor of Creative Writing, University of California, Riverside. Work has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times, The Nation, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek and elsewhere. Author of Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits, which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award and has been translated into ten languages.