Birth - Death
Lambda Literary Award
Transgender author of the novels 'The Map of Salt and Stars' (2018) and 'The Thirty Names of Night' (2020, Lambda Literary Award and Stonewall Book Award) and a member of the Radius of Arab American Writers (RAWI). His work has appeared in KINK: Stories (eds. RO Kwon & Garth Greenwell), Salon, The Paris Review, Shondaland, [PANK], Mizna, and elsewhere, and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Net.