Rawad Alhashmi has recently received his PhD in Literature from the University of Texas at Dallas. He holds an MA degree in English from New Mexico Highlands University and an MA degree in Translation and Interpretation from the Libyan Academy for Postgraduate Studies. Currently, he works at the University of Tripoli and the University of Gharyan. His recent works appear in Translation Today, English Studies, Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, and Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, among others. Find him on Twitter at @the_Pioneer86.