American writer. He was born in Jordan, but his parents are Lebanese. During his youth he travelled a lot, moving from country to country. As a teenager, he left to England, then to America, where he studied at UCLA in California. He is an educated engineer, but started writing very early. Aside from the story published in Polish The Hakawati, he published two stories in the USA – Koolaids and I, the Divine – as well as a collection of stories “The Perv”. Alameddine is also a painter, he has exhibited his works in many galleries in Europe, America and the Middle East. He lives in San Francisco and Beirut.