Fadi Saad is a Syrian writer and physician. He moved to the United States in 2000, and lives now in Detroit. He has published three collections of poetry, “Madina Sajina” (2005; A jailed city), “yaqtà al-layl bilsikyn” (2009; He cuts the night with a knife), and “Hayat moujarada min ibtisama” (2015; A life without a smile). He is one of the co-founding members of “Jozoor” (2005-2010), a cultural organization interested in promoting Arabic literature in exile. His poetry and essays have appeared widely in major Arabic literary publications. He is working now on a short story collection themed after the Syrian revolution.