Rasha Abbas is a Syrian short story writer, born in 1984 in Lattakia, Syria and currently based in Berlin. She has published two short story collections: Adam Hates Television (2008) and How German Grammar Was Invented (2016). Her third collection, The Gist of It, is to be published in December 2017.
As far back as I could remember, Oma warned me about the bats. She said they would eat me if they found me exposed at night. But I knew the green light of the moon would protect me, even when I was still smaller than Oma.
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