Ibrahim Fawal was born in Ramallah, Palestine. He moved to the United States to pursue his education, receiving a master’s degree in film from UCLA. He worked with renowned director David Lean as the “Jordanian” first assistant director on the classic Lawrence of Arabia. Fawal permanently resides in Birmingham, Alabama, where he teaches film and literature at Birmingham-Southern College and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. His first novel,On the Hills of God, won the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award; The Disinherited is his sequel to that work.
Books from Blair
The Disinherited (NewSouth Books)