:: Interview with Laila Lalami
Born and raised in Morocco, Laila Lalami is the author of a collection of short stories, Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits. She is the recipient of an Oregon Literary Arts grant and a Fulbright Fellowship, and was short-listed for the Caine Prize for African Writing (the "African Booker") in 2006.
She is currently Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of California here in Riverside.
Access this interview on the Librarian's Own Grove blog.