TARIQ AL HAYDAR
Tariq is a fiction writer, essayist, and translator from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Threepenny Review, North American Review, Crab Orchard Review, DIAGRAM, The Offing, Beloit Fiction Journal, Beyond Memory: An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Creative Nonfiction (University of Arkansas Press, 2020), and elsewhere. Tariq’s essay “Machine Language” was selected for recognition as Notable in The Best American Essays 2016, edited by Jonathan Franzen. He is at work on a novel and short story collection.