Abbas El-Zein

Abbas El-Zein has written two acclaimed works of fiction – a novel, Tell the Running Water and a collection of short stories, The Secret Maker of the World – as well as an award-winning memoir, Leave to Remain. Abbas has published essays and short stories about war, identity and displacement for HEAT Magazine, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Age, Meanjin, Overland and Tank Magazine. He is professor of environmental engineering at the University of Sydney.