Her First Palestinian

From: Her First Palestinian


A doctor teaches his girlfriend about his country, only for her to fall into a consuming obsession with the Middle East conflict.



Saeed Teebi

SAEED TEEBI is a writer and lawyer based in Toronto. His story “Her First Palestinian” was shortlisted for the 2021 CBC Short Story Prize. He was born to Palestinian parents in Kuwait and, after spending time in Connecticut and California, has lived in Canada since 1993.