ESSAYS

10 Oct 2018

“Upon Learning That My Book Is Banned in Kuwait”

World Literature Today
10 Oct 2018

2018

“On Stars and Writing”

For the Love of Words
Dubai and London: Motivate, pp 117-18

29 May 2017

“Migratory Passages: Human, Literary, Planetary”

Arab Times
29 May 2017, p 19

14 June 2016

“Nobody Matters: On the Perils and Pleasures of Anonymity”

Arab Times
14 June 2016, p 3

Jan-Feb 2016

“Arab Literature: Politics and Nothing But?”

World Literature Today
Jan-Feb 2016, pp 30-32

2015

“Living and Writing in Kuwait: What Fiction Can Do”
Shifting Sands: The Unravelling of the Old Order in the Middle East
Eds. Raja Shehadeh and Penny Johnson

London: Profile Books, pp 145-59

3-5 Aug 2015

“Unity without Islamism in Kuwait”

Al-Qabas
(Arabic)

1 July 2015

“Unity without Islamism in Kuwait”

Arab Times

8 July 2014

“Violence in Kuwait: A Sideways Reflection”

Arab Times

20 Nov 2002

“Faith and Fun”

Arab Times

11 Sept 2002

“Singular Futures: Thoughts on 9/11”

Arab Times