was born in 1953 in Kuwait. She is a journalist and short story writer. She has a BA in Arabic Literature from Cairo University and an MA in literary criticism on “the movement of society in the Kuwaiti short story”.  She was the first Kuwait woman to write a novel (published 1971), and has published four collections of short stories and in 1996 won the Kuwait short story prize. She is a member of the Kuwaiti Literary Association. Some of her works have been adapted for Kuwaiti radio and television.




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