Publisher: Penguin Random House Canada
Noor Naga is an Alexandrian writer who was born in Philadelphia, raised in Dubai, studied in Toronto and now lives in Cairo. Her verse-novel Washes, Prays is out with McClelland & Stewart. She is the winner of the 2017 Bronwen Wallace Award, the 2019 RBC/PEN Canada Award, the 2019 Disquiet Fiction Prize and the 2019 Graywolf Press Africa Prize. Her debut novel is forthcoming from Graywolf Press in Fall 2021.