Hisham Matar

  • Libyan


Hisham Matar is a Pulitzer Prize winning Libyan author and college professor. - AsNotedIn


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1970/00/00 Hisham Matar is born in New York City, New York. Born
1990/00/00 Hisham Matar becomes fascinated with Sienese School of Painting from the 13, 14 and 15 centuries, visiting the National Gallery on his lunch break and standing in front one painting for most of the hour. Choosing a different picture every week. Life A Month In Siena (book) National Gallery London
2010/00/00 Hisham Matar works at Barnard College, Columbia University, as Professor of Professional Practice in English and Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures. Work Barnard College
2011/01/24 "Naima" by Hisham Matar is published in The New Yorker. Author Naima (short story)
2012/03/09 Hisham Matar returns to Libya with his mother and his wife, Diana, an American photographer, in search of information on the disappearance of Hisham's father. Author The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between (book) Libya
2015/00/00 In Siena, Italy, Diana and Hisham Matar rents a flat that was once part of a palazzo. Life A Month In Siena (book)
2016/00/00 "The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between" by Hisham Matar is published. Author The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between (book)
2017/04/00 Hisham Matar is awarded a Pulitzer Prize for "The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between". Author The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between (book)
2019/10/00 "A Month in Siena" by Hisham Matar is published by Penguin Random House. Author A Month In Siena (book)

3 Creative Works by Hisham Matar »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Naima (short story) Author Short Story 2011/01/24
  • 1000 or so Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between (book) Author Memoir 2016/00/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Biographies, Histories and Verfabulas
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography
A Month In Siena (book) Author Memoir 2019/10/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Essays, Treatises and Eruditions

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