Fiction

 

with apologies to gogol

…mildly racy satire inspired by Gogol’s ‘The Nose’, published in The St. Petersburg Review (December 2011) …

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1J_iIYGrttCpwivY27EEmk-EToIHRdPj3BciLH-JJadg/edit

Most of my fiction is ‘true myth’, some would say ‘hallucinogenic realism’, a slight, oblique departure from the facts that serves to illustrate a heightened way of being/worldview.

transmissions from an ordinary star

…power…space….bilocation…autobiography

https://docs.google.com/document/d/14B_ZTSP6nb–0zwMjV7WmpYECz3a-SaYO7bCmryRQnY/edit?hl=en_US

mansions where they dwell

…the gods at the party….

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QIuiL18xtPQPX408k8abXKwBIoYPCvgJzmofapPMmLY/edit?hl=en_US

100 percent humidity

…of love and climatic anomalies…

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Fx6cs9pjkVhYce6VHJ2nkHIf9lIngNjlE-Bz0bUX8-4/edit?hl=en_US

sphinxville

…. a novella about Cairo…

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZI7iXLpKDK_OBqT6Kgp495sZPT2fORZuK5QGbxtUgVk/edit?hl=en_US

weekend in alexandria

…train ride… encounter with a prodigy…political assassination and religious scandal… Published in Fiction International 38 (San Diego, 2005)

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AduK9b_76pN2Y0qU5rqGgyzoMcgJRri20hUnsHzS5As/edit?hl=en_US

earthquake of 2012

…the city demolished …the president dead (again)…the people in the streets..rejoicing!

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VRL0yN6BOZKK88ligTlSYojmEi7MsPqv3givmpwt1Vs/edit?hl=en_US

this was posted in 2011 by arabist.net but written in 2008.

the diamond stroke

…Texas rodeo…subversive theater… snake handlers… a diamond heist…

http://www.nthposition.com/thediamondstroke.php

 

photo: aalam

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One Response to Fiction

  1. Thor says:

    كل سنة و إنت طيّب

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