May Hawas is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the American University in Cairo. She is the author of The Diaries of Waguih Ghali: An Egyptian Writer in the Swinging Sixties, Vols. 1 and 2 (American U in Cairo Press, 2016 and 2017), and the editor of the Routledge Companion to World Literature and World History (2018). Her articles have appeared in Comparative Literature Studies, the Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, and the Journal of World Literature, while her stories have been published in Mizna: Journal of Arab American Art, Yellow Medicine and African Writing.
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