Fugitive Dreams

Chronicles of Occupation and Resistance

Fugitive Dreams is a slightly fictionalized literary memoir illustrating a sweeping 50 years of life under occupation through personal stories.

Born in Palestine ‘on the “wrong” side of the border,’ Sameer finds his way to America to rebuild his life. His immigrant experience in post-9/11 America is laced to the ongoing conflict at home with the common threads of school shootings, police violence, human rights abuses, activism, and walls. For the sake of his daughter, he decides he must do something.

Now Available! Published by Fomite Press.

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“Fugitive Dreams is one of the few books that would make a compelling read even for those of us very familiar with the question of Palestine. … I highly recommend Hanhan’s debut literary project.”
“A scream that comes from the mouths of an entire generation, … this book is full of shocking, poignant, and sublime moments, and it is delightfully fascinating, vividly evocative, and emotionally honest throughout.”
“A profound fictional portrayal of Palestinian life and struggle.”
– Sam Bahour, ePalestine
Author Biography

Ramsey Hanhan

Ramsey Hanhan is author of Fugitive Dreams, a personal memoir illustrating a sweeping 50 years of a Palestine under occupation. He writes to transcend culture, speak for the voiceless, and uncover the beauty of the ordinary.

Prior, he was a physics professor noted for his computer models that describe and predict complexity in nature. Nowadays, you can find him on a jogging trail, deep in the forest, at an airport, or in a coffee shop. For his next titles, he is finishing a romantic novella and a collection of essays. Hanhan holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Save the Date

Conversation and Book Signing with the Author

October 4, 2022

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Busboys and Poets

450 K St NW,
Washington, DC 20001

Separation Wall

The Wall remains,
The knee of a policeman on the neck of a
captive nation,
Crying to a world gone deaf,

“I Can’t Breathe”

Ramsey Hanhan