About the Author
Yasmina Khadra is the pseudonym of the Algerian writer Mohammed Moulessehoul. A high ranking officer in the Algerian army, he went into exile in France in 2000, where he now lives in seclusion. In his several writings on the civil war in Algeria, Khadra exposes the current regime and the fundamentalist opposition as the joint guilty parties in the Algerian Tragedy.
Jason Collins has been seen on numerous stages in the Northwest, including the Seattle Shakespeare Company, Seattle Children's Theatre, and Seattle Repertory Theatre. He is the recipient of three prestigious Footlight Awards.