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Diana Abu-Jaber

Diana Abu-Jaber is assistant professor of English at the University of Oregon. Her short stories and poems appear in Beloit Fiction Journal, Cimarron Review, Ploughshares, and Western Humanities Review.

— From September 1990


Fatima remembers the infant eyes closing against the first handfuls of dirt. She stopped moving almost immediately, as if the sheerest blanket of earth were too heavy.

September 1990
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