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Michael David Lukas

Michael David Lukas is the author of the international best-selling novel “The Oracle of Stamboul,” a finalist for the California Book Award, the NCIBA Book of the Year Award, and the Harold U. Ribalow Prize. His second novel, “The Last Watchman of Old Cairo” (Spiegel & Grau), won the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction and the ALA’s Sophie Brody Medal. His nonfiction has been published in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and National Geographic Traveler. He was born in Berkeley, lives in Oakland and teaches at San Francisco State University.

Featured In

2019 - San Francisco State University MFA Program Presents: Who's Got The Power?2018 - Writing and Risk: A Conversation with Laleh Khadivi and Michael David Lukas, University of San Francisco MFA in Writing2017 - A Journey into the Life of Rumi2017 - Radically Brief: Super-Short Writing from Terrific Bay Area Writers