Speaker - Zoe Ferraris

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Zoe Ferraris moved to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in the aftermath of the first Gulf War. She lived in a conservative Muslim community with her then-husband and his family, a group of Saudi-Palestinians.

In 2006, she completed her MFA in Fiction at Columbia University. Her debut novel, Finding Nouf (published as Night of the Mi'raj in the UK) is now being published in twenty-five countries. A follow-up novel, City of Veils, was released in August, 2010.

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Bridging the Middle East and America Through Culture

11.29.10 | 01:07:14 min | 6 comments