Sayed Kashua

Sayed Kashua

United States/Israel

Sayed Kashua is a journalist and author of four critically well-received novels. As a columnist for Haaretz, he writes anecdotal, tongue-in-cheek columns about problems faced by Arabs in Israel. He is also the creator of the popular sitcom, Arab Labor, and a teacher of Israel Studies in Illinois. His latest book, Native, is a collection of humorous essays exploring life as an Israeli-Palestinian and as a man delving into fatherhood, marriage, ambition, literature and prejudice.