Sahar Mustafah

Sahar Mustafah is the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, an inheritance she explores in her fiction. Her first novel, The Beauty of Your Face, was named a 2020 Notable Book and Editor’s Choice by the New York Times Book Review. She writes and teaches outside of Chicago. (

  • A painting showing thousands of people carrying a giant cross flat across the top of the throng, the flag of Palestine painted on the vertical beam of the cross
    Sahar Mustafah
    Sliman Mansour, Rituals Under Occupation / Courtesy of the Artist Respect the gods, Achilles, and show mercy towards me. –King Priam, Book XXIV, The Iliad When they...

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