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Aisha Gawad

Aisha Gawad has been published in American Short Fiction and the Kenyon Review. She was awarded a Pushcart Prize in 2015, and she received her M.F.A. in Fiction from Cornell University. Currently, Aisha is at work on her first novel about Arab-American teenagers living in post-9/11 Brooklyn.

Spring 2013

Waking Luna

By Aisha Gawad

My cousin Luna sleeps on a Super 8 motel bed in Jersey City, in a room that overlooks the Holland Tunnel toll plaza, next to a Home Depot that makes […]