Rawi Hage


Born
in Beirut, Lebanon
January 01, 1964


Rawi Hage is a Lebanese Canadian writer and photographer.

Born in Beirut, Hage grew up in Lebanon and Cyprus. He moved to New York City in 1982, and after studying at the New York Institute of Photography, relocated to Montreal in 1991, where he studied arts at Dawson College and Concordia University. He subsequently began exhibiting as a photographer, and has had works acquired by the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Musée de la civilisation de Québec.

Hage has published journalism and fiction in several Canadian magazines. His debut novel, De Niro's Game, was shortlisted for the 2006 Scotiabank Giller Prize and the 2006 Governor General's Award for English fiction. He was also awarded two Quebec awards, Hugh MacLennan Prize for
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De Niro's Game

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Cockroach

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Carnival

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Beirut Hellfire Society

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“Everything about her seems to be saying, Listen, if you don’t look attentively, if you don’t go beyond my simplicity to detect the simmering volcano in me, you are not it.”
Rawi Hage, Carnival

“الطيور تحلّق وكنت أتوق بدوري إلى التحليق بعيدًأ”
Rawi Hage, De Niro's Game

“لم أكن أهرب من الحرب ، بل من فيروز وأغانيها”
Rawi Hage, De Niro's Game

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