Hannah Lillith Assadi

Honoree, 2018 5 Under 35

Hannah Lillith Assadi received her MFA in fiction from the Columbia University School of the Arts. She was raised in Arizona by her Jewish mother and Palestinian father.
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Sonora

ISBN 9781616957926 Soho Press

Ahlam, the daughter of a Palestinian refugee and his Israeli wife, grows up in the arid lands of desert suburbia outside of Phoenix. In a stark landscape where coyotes prowl and mysterious lights occasionally pass through the nighttime sky, Ahlam's imagination reigns. More about this book >

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2018 5 Under 35 Panel Discussion moderated by Ben Greenman


Hannah Lillith Assadi at the 2018 5 Under 35 Celebration

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Hannah Lillith Assadi

Hannah Lillith Assadi received her MFA in fiction from the Columbia University School of the Arts. She was raised in Arizona by her Jewish mother and Palestinian father. She lives in Brooklyn. Sonora is her first novel.

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