Ibtisam Azem

Ibtisam Azem is a Palestinian short story writer, novelist, and journalist, based in New York. She works as a senior correspondent covering the United Nations for the Arabic daily al-Araby al-Jadeed. She is also co-editor at Jadaliyya e-zine. She has published two novels in Arabic; Her second novel “The Book of Disappearance”(Sifr al-Ikhtifa) (Beirut: Dar al-Jamal, 2014), was translated into English by Sinan Antoon and published by Syracuse University Press in July 2019.