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Dima Alzayat

  • 2022–2023
  • Fiction & Poetry
  • Lillian Gollay Knafel Fellow
  • Independent Writer
Portrait of Dima Alzayat
Photo courtesy of Dima Alzayat

Dima Alzayat is the author of the short story collection Alligator and Other Stories (Two Dollar Radio, 2020). She is writing an experimental novel that follows a Syrian American woman and her descendants from the early 20th century to the present day, exploring the promises and failures of immigration as well as the important role of race in facilitating American assimilation, acceptance, and belonging.

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