Diana Abu-Jaber


Diana Abu-Jaber, a novelist, is currently writer-in-residence at Portland State University. Her first novel, Arabian Jazz, was published in 1993 by Harcourt Brace.

Articles by this Author
Memories of Birth

I never knew that cold could burn. It was a wild wind and my fingers were numb and clumsy. I fumbled with the sheet of paper, turning the page over and over. It was little more than tatters now, covered in smeared ink. My mother wrote all the...