Jarrar book ‘Him, Me, Muhammad Ali’ wins American Book Award

Randa Jarrar's book "Him, Me, Muhammad Ali wins American Book Award

Author Randa Jarrar, an associate professor of English at Fresno State, has won a prestigious American Book Award for her latest book, “Him, Me, Muhammad Ali.” The award, one of six presented this year, is given for outstanding contributions to diversity in American literature — “without restriction or bias with regards to race, sex, creed, cultural origin, size of press or ad budget, or genre.”

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Jarrar book ‘Him, Me, Muhammad Ali’ wins Story Prize award  

Randa Jarrar

~ By Jefferson Beavers, reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Author Randa Jarrar, a Fresno State associate professor of English, won The Story Prize Spotlight Award for the best short story collection published in 2016. Jarrar’s latest book, “Him, Me, Muhammad Ali,” was published by Sarabande Books. The award, which honors works that demonstrate “an unusual perspective on the writer’s craft,” includes a […]

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