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Palestinian Novelist, Cultural Critic & Creator of Israeli TV Show “Arab Labor”

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Sayed Kashua is a an author and journalist known for his books and humoristic columns in Hebrew. Kashua, a Palestinian Arab, lived in Jerusalem until July 2014. He is the author of five novels: Dancing Arabs, Let it be Morning, Second Person Singular, Exposure and Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life. Kashua publishes a weekly column in “Ha’aretz” newspaper and is the creator and script writer of the critically acclaimed satiric television sitcom Arab Labor.Kashua is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including the 2004 Grinzane Cavour Award for First Novel 2004 (Italy), the 2005 Prime Minister’s Prize (Israel), the 2006 Lessing Prize for Critic (Germany), the 2010 SFJFF Freedom of Expression Award in 2010 (USA), the 2011 Bernstein Prize (Israel) and the 2012 Prix des Lecteurs du Var (France).Kashua has accepted teaching positions in Chicago, Illinois, moving there with his wife and three children for the 2014/15 academic year. He participated in the Creative Writing program’s bilingualism workshop at the University of Chicago and is a clinical professor in the Israel Studies program at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Sayed Kashua and other top speakers and celebrities.

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