“Baltimore-area Artists Awarded Prestigious $50,000 Fellowships from USA Artists,” by Maura Callahan, Baltimore Beat, January 16, 2018

“Interview with Susan Muaddi Darraj,” by Amina Gautier, Necessary Fiction, May 2017

Coverage of A Curious Land at Books Are Not a Luxury, April 2017

“Resistance in Fiction,” by Jim Hicks, Massachusetts Review, November 2016

“Best Fiction Book – A Curious Land,” Baltimore City Paper, September 2016

“American Book Award Winner Among Highlights of Baltimore Book Festival,” by Mary Carole McCauley, Baltimore Sun, September 2016

“Darraj, Winner of Grace Paley Award, Receives American Book Award” – AWP News– September 2016

“Baltimore’s Susan Muaddi Darraj Wins 2016 American Book Award” – Baltimore Sun – August 2016

A Curious Land wins an American Book Award — August 2016

A review of A Curious Land in Electronic Intifada — June 2016

An interview with SMD by Natasha Tynes – May 2016 (Click on “Resources”)

A review of A Curious Land in The Rumpus – May 2016

An interview with Susan by Tom Hall, on WYPR Maryland Morning (April 18, 2016)

A review of A Curious Land (JMWW) – March 2016

A review of A Curious Land (Necessary Fiction) – February 2016

A review of A Curious Land (in BookList) – October 2015

An interview with SMD and Dave Housley, co-founders of Conversations & Connections (Ploughshares Literary Magazine)

Listen to a reading on “Until There’s an Arab-‘American Girl'”, an essay about parenting and cultural influences (WYPR, “The Signal,” 88.1)

Listen to a reading of “Identity Crisis,” an essay about being Palestinian Christian (WYPR, “The Signal,” 88.1)

Watch a reading of SMD’s new story, “Abu Sufayan” (Johns Hopkins Faculty Reading)

Arab American Writers Reveal Life’s Richness and Frustrations” (