Selected Poetry

“Flossing,” Poetry Daily, 2020.

“Meeting,” “Waiting,” and “Waiting [2], POETRY, 2019.

“No One Walks Woman in Alexandria,” The Sultan’s Seal, 2018.

“Lean,” The Offing, 2017.

“Boy Does Not Like To Share,” The Sultan’s Seal, 2016.


Selected Fiction

Excerpt from If an Egyptian Cannot Speak English, Lithub, 2022

Excerpt from If an Egyptian Cannot Speak EnglishGranta, 2019.

“He Sings By Rubbing His Wings Together,” This Is WorldTown, 2017. 

“And Lower to Them the Wing of Humility,” Nashville Review, 2017. 

“Binti,” The Puritan, 2016. 


Selected Non-fiction

“Within the Revolution: Yasmin El-Rifae Interviewed by Noor Naga,” BOMB Magazine, 2023

“Who Writes the Arabian Gulf?” The Common, 2021

“Best Book of 2013: The Crocodiles,” Granta, 2019.

“Mistresses Should Be Muslim Too,” The Walrus, 2018. 

“Arabs on the Beach in Alexandria,” The Common, 2018.


Academic Articles

Naga, Noor. “Romance, Desire and Liminal Space in the 20th Century Cairene Novel.” The Cambridge Companion to the City in World Literature, edited by Ato Quayson and Jini Kim Watson, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, MA, July 2023.

Naga, Noor, and Robert McGill. “Negotiating Cultural Difference in Creative Writing Workshops,” Pedagogy, 18.1, 1 Jan. 2018, pp. 69-86.




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