Elisabeth Jaquette is a writer and translator. Her translations of Arabic literature have been published in Words Without Borders, Asymptote, and Jadaliyya, and are forthcoming in Portal 9. She has also worked as a translator for the Palestine Festival of Literature. From 2007–13 she was based in Cairo, where she ran a monthly bilingual literary salon, and in 2013 she was the Arabic reading group chair for UK publisher And Other Stories. Jaquette was a CASA fellow at the American University in Cairo in 2012–13, and is currently a graduate student in Anthropology at Columbia University.




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Banipal No 50 Prison Writing (2014)
Banipal No 49 A Cornucopia of Short Stories (2014)


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