Palestinian American ProfilesSusan Muaddi Darraj, IMEU, January 15, 2020

“Interview: Work-in-Progress, with Leslie Pietryzk,” January 7, 2020

“Interview: In Their Own Words, American Writers Museum,” January 7, 2020

“Interview: New Readers Rock 2020,” December 15, 2019

“Interview: Lit.Pop.Bang! Podcast,” October 2019.

“Interview: Day Jobs Podcast,” with Mike Ingram, August 2019.

Breaking the Script: The Generational Conjuncture in the Anglophone Palestinian Novel,”  by Maurice Ebileeni. June 2019. The Journal of Postcolonial Writing

A Is For Activist: Why Children’s Books Are Getting Political,” by Lucia Graves, The Guardian, May 2, 2019

Palestinian American Fed Up with Store-Bought Hummus Delights Twitter with Her Recipe,” by Samira Sadeque, The Daily Dot, April 4, 2019

Interview with Saadia Khan, The Alien Chronicles podcast, March 13, 2019

Race & Religion“: Reading and Discussion with Samiya Bashir and Alia Malek, moderated by Mejdulene Shomali, March 4, 2019 at University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Woman Crush Wednesday: Museum of the Palestinian People Interviews Susan Muaddi Darraj,” Museum of the Palestinian People, February 2019

As Rashida Tlaib Is Sworn In, Palestinian Americans Respond with #TweetYourThobe,” by Karen Zraick, The New York Times, January 3, 2019

Viral Hashtag Celebrates Palestinian-American Representation,” Interview on NPR’s All Things Considered, January 6, 2019.

This Isn’t Your Typical Thanksgiving Menu,” by Emanuella Grinberg,, November 22, 2018

Winner: United States Artists Fellowship,” United States Artists, 2018.

“A Curious Land: Palestine Book Awards Shortlist,” Palestine Book Awards, 2018.

“Baltimore-area Artists Awarded Prestigious $50,000 Fellowships from USA Artists,” by Maura Callahan, Baltimore Beat, January 16, 2018

Author Susan Muaddi Darraj Visits Wilkes,” Wilkes Beacon, October 2017.

“Interview with Susan Muaddi Darraj,” by Amina Gautier, Necessary Fiction, May 2017

Coverage of A Curious Land at Books Are Not a Luxury, April 2017

“Resistance in Fiction,” by Jim Hicks, Massachusetts Review, November 2016

Taking the Fifth,” by Daniel Libman, Fifth Wednesday Journal

“Best Fiction Book – A Curious Land,” Baltimore City Paper, September 2016

“American Book Award Winner Among Highlights of Baltimore Book Festival,” by Mary Carole McCauley, Baltimore Sun, September 2016

“Darraj, Winner of Grace Paley Award, Receives American Book Award” – AWP News– September 2016

“Baltimore’s Susan Muaddi Darraj Wins 2016 American Book Award” – Baltimore Sun – August 2016

A Curious Land wins an American Book Award — August 2016

review of A Curious Land in Electronic Intifada — June 2016

An interview with SMD by Natasha Tynes – May 2016 (Click on “Resources”)

review of A Curious Land in The Rumpus – May 2016

An interview with Susan by Tom Hall, on WYPR Maryland Morning (April 18, 2016)

review of A Curious Land (JMWW) – March 2016

review of A Curious Land (Necessary Fiction) – February 2016

review of A Curious Land (in BookList) – October 2015

An interview with SMD and Dave Housley, co-founders of Conversations & Connections (Ploughshares Literary Magazine)

Displacement, Belonging and Identity in Susan Muaddi Darraj’s The Inheritance of Exile,” by Yousef Awad, in Studies in Literature and Language, 2015.

Watch a reading of SMD’s new story, “Abu Sufayan” (Johns Hopkins Faculty Reading)

Arab American Writers Reveal Life’s Richness and Frustrations” (