Diaa Jubaili is from Basra, Iraq. He has published six novels and two collections of short stories, and his story “The Worker” was included in the anthology Iraq + 100: stories from a century after the invasion. He can be found on Twitter and Goodreads.
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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