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Osama Alomar

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Burkitt Lymphoma

 

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The Writer's Block: A Video Q&A with Osama Alomar

 

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Osama Alomar Tells Stories Of War, Hope, And Love At CLC

 

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Osama Alomar at the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum

 

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Bonus: An Interview with Osama Alomar

Osama Alomar born Damascus, Syria, 1968, is a Syrian short story writer poet and essayist. He is especially recognized for his work in the "very short story" medium. He has published three fiction collections in Arabic: أيها الانسان , ربطة لسان , and جميع الحقوق غير محفوظة , as well as one volume of poetry, قال إنسان العصر الحديث . The 2007 winner of Egypt's Najlaa Muharam Short Story Contest, his work has been heard on the BBC Arabic Service and he is a regular contributor to various newspapers and journals in Syria and the Arab community, including Tishrin, an-Nur, Spot Light, al-Halil, Adab wa Naqd, and al-Ghad. His work has appeared in English translation in Noon , Gigantic (magazine), Coffin Factory, and The Literary Review, as well as the online journals Conjunctions and The Outlet. Alomar is currently based in Chicago.
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