blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2018  Vol. 17 No. 2
Ru Freeman

Ru Freeman is the author of two novels, On Sal Mal Lane (Graywolf Press, 2013), a New York Times Editors’ Choice Book, and A Disobedient Girl (Viking, 2010). She is also editor of the anthology Extraordinary Rendition: American Writers on Palestine (OR Books, 2015). Freeman is the 2013 recipient of the Sister Mariella Gable Award and the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize. She is a contributing editorial board member of the Asian American Literary Review, and has received fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, The Corporation of Yaddo, Hedgebrook, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Lannan Foundation. She writes for Huffington Post on literature and politics.  end