Authors

Abduwahid Lulua

Prize-winning author, Abduwahid Lulua, was born in Mowsil, Iraq in 1931. He studied English at Baghdad University, B.A. (Hons.), Harvard, Ed.M. English, and Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio, Ph.D. While teaching at seven Arab universities, as well...

Adam Tangent (Simon Pickering)

Gaza On My Mind is Adam Tangent’s fourth book. (Adam Tangent is Simon Pickering’s pen name.) He began writing as a form of therapy, on the train home from his job as a school teacher - an antidote to difficult teenagers and pointless...

Adania Shibli

Adania Shibli was born in Palestine in 1974. Her first two novels appeared in English with Clockroot Books as Touch (tr. Paula Haydar, 2010) and We Are All Equally Far From Love (tr. Paul Starkey, 2012). She was awarded the Young Writer’s...

Adel Safty

Adel Safty is Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Russian Academy of Public Administration, Novosibirsk, Russia and has served as Head of UN Mission in Amman.

Adina Hoffman

Adina Hoffman is the author of House of Windows: Portraits from a Jerusalem Neighborhood and My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness: A Poet’s Life in the Palestinian Century, winner of the 2010 Jewish...

Ahdaf Soueif

Ahdaf Soueif is the author of Aisha, Sandpiper, and In the Eye of the Sun. Her bestselling novel The Map of Love was shortlisted for a Booker Prize. The founder of PalFest, she is a key political commentator on Egypt and Palestine. Soueif lives in...

Ahlam Bsharat

Ahlam Bsharat is a Palestinian writer who grew up in a village in Northern Palestine. She completed her Master’s Degree in Arabic Literature at An-Najah National University in Nablus. Besides poetry, picture books, short stories, novels and...

Ahlam Bsharat

Ahlam Bsharat grew up in Tammun in Palestine and now lives in Ramallah. Following a Master's Degree in Arabic, she worked as a teacher for several years. An award-winning author of poetry, picture books, short stories, novels, memoirs, and TV and...

Ahmed Masoud

Ahmed Masoud is a writer, director and academic based in the UK and author of Vanished: The Mysterious Disappearance of Mustafa Ouda. His plays include Camouflage (London, May 2017), Walaa/Loyalty (London, June &...