Back of the Throat  

Yussef El Guindi edited by Michael Malek Najjar

DOI: 10.5040/9781350057159.00000020
Roles: Male (4) , Female (3) , Neutral (0)

Described by the author as "a paranoid thought game", born of the insecurity he felt as an Arab/Muslim American in the months following the 9/11 attacks. It follows a young Arab-American (Khaled) as he is questioned and confined by two government agents. As the questioning and suspicious intensifies, it becomes apparent that his girlfriend was responsible for initially reporting him in light of the attacks on the USA.