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Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa was born to refugees of the 1967 war when Israel captured what remained of Palestine, including Jerusalem. She currently lives in Pennsylvania with her daughter. She is the founder and President of Playgrounds for Palestine, a childrens organization dedicated to upholding The Right to Play for Palestinian children. Her essays and political commentaries have appeared in print and international news media and she is a contributing author to two anthologies,Shattered Illusions (Amal Press, 2002) and Searching Jenin (Cune Press, 2003). Mornings in Jenin (Bloomsbury, 2009) is her first novel.

Genres: Literary Fiction
   The Scar of David (2006)
     aka Mornings in Jenin
   The Blue Between Sky and Water (2015)
   Against the Loveless World (2020)
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