The Arabic Origins of Flash Fiction... and a Syrian US cab driver

I was fascinated by this article I read in the the New York Times about exiled Syrian writer, Osama Alomar, who lives and works as a taxi driver in Chicago. I thought I'd share it here on Cafe Aphra for all our flash fiction fans and other writers...

Taking Fares, and Writing in Between

Osama Alomar Pursues His Literary Ambitions in Exile


  1. Thank you for posting this - it's both inspirational and moving.


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