Salaam. Peace; An Anthology of Middle Eastern-American Drama
Edited and introduced by Holly Hill and Dina Amin this first-of-its-kind collection features new plays by American writers from a variety of Middle Eastern backgrounds – from artists born in Egypt, Iraq and Iran, to Israeli and Palestinian Americans. The volume includes: Ten Acrobats in an Amazing Leap of Faith by Yussef el-Guini, Between Our Lips by Nathalie Handal, Nine Parts of Desire by Heather Raffo, Desert Sunrise by Misha Shulman, Browntown by Sam Younis, The Black Eyed by Betty Shamieh and Call Me Mehdi by Torange Yeghiazarian.
“When we refuse to listen we produce our own despair. When we have plays like these to listen to, understanding, and hence hope, become exciting possibilities.”
First TCG Edition: 2009