Noor Naga is an Alexandrian writer was was born in Philadelphia, raised in Dubai, studied in Toronto, and now lives in Alexandria. She is winner of the 2017 Bronwen Wallace Award, the 2019 Disquiet Fiction Prize, and the 2019 Graywolf Press Africa Prize. Her poetry debut Washes, Prays is forthcoming from McClelland and Stewart in spring 2020, and her debut novel American Girl and Boy from Shobrakheit is forthcoming from Graywolf Press in Fall 2021.
Noor Naga on Granta.com
Essays & Memoir | The Online Edition
Best Book of 2013:
Noor Naga on why The Crocodiles by Youssef Rakha is the best book of 2013.
Fiction | The Online Edition
American Girl and Boy from Shobrakheit
‘Question: is romance just a father who never carried you to bed carrying you, at last, to bed?’