was born in Bognor Regis, England, and educated at Oxford University, from where she has a BA in Psychology and Philosophy and an MPhil in Modern Middle Eastern Studies. She has been a staff writer on Arab Report and Record, and on the Middle East Economic Digest (MEED), business editor of Middle East magazine, and has written for a number of years for Al-Hayat newspaper based in London. She is a freelance journalist specialising in Middle East cultural affairs, and is a consulting editor of Banipal and a regular book reviewer.

Contributor's Issues
Banipal No 31 Spring 2008
Banipal No 33 Autumn/Winter 2008
Banipal No 36 Literature in Yemen Today
Banipal No 43 Celebrating Denys Johnson-Davies
Banipal No 35 Writing in Dutch
Banipal No 44 12 Women Writers
Banipal No 40 – Libyan Fiction
Banipal No 39 Modern Tunisian Literature
Banipal No 45 – Writers from Palestine
Banipal No 46 – 80 New Poems
Banipal No 42 New Writing from the Emirates
Banipal No 41 Celebrating Adonis

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