Ghalia Kabbani is a Syrian writer. She spent her childhood in Kuwait, leaving after the invasion in 1990.
She has worked as a journalist since 1979 and is currently a columnist at Al-Hayat newspaper.
In 1992 she published a volume of short stories and in 1998 her first novel, The Mirror of Summer, in Cairo. Her second collection of short stories was published in 2003, and her third in 2005. She recently published her second novel Secrets and Lies.
Banipal No 27 Autumn/Winter 2006
Banipal No 19 Spring 2004
Banipal No 1 February 1998
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