Writer Adam Ahmed pictured in a Tel Aviv bookstore, December 2017. "I wrote to escape from the hardships of refugee life," he says. Moti Milrod

The Darfuri Asylum Seeker in Israel Who Takes Refuge in Writing

Adam Ahmed fled the massacre in Sudan in 2004 and survived a bloodbath in Egypt, yet is afraid to walk the streets of Tel Aviv. His memoir takes readers on an insightful journey into life in exile

Adam Ahmed smiles when he hears that the Hebrew translation of his memoir has been placed in the Israeli literature section of the bookstore where we are meeting.

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