is a translator and writer, working mainly from French and Spanish with a particular interest in North African literature.
She has translated Mahi Binebine’s Welcome to Paradise (Granta), and Mounsi’s The Demented Dance (BlackAmber), and with Ros Schwartz The Belly of the Atlantic by Fatou Diome (2006), The Star of Algiers by Aziz Chouaki (2006) and Paris Noir (2008), all three published by Serpent’s Tail.
Banipal No 32 Summer 2008
Banipal No 34 The World of Arab Fiction
Banipal No 44 12 Women Writers
Banipal No 39 Modern Tunisian Literature
Saud Alsanousi from Kuwait wins International Prize for Arabic Fiction[read more]
Moroccan painter novelist Mahi Binebine launches his novel Horses of God in the UK[read more]
Marina Warner wins 2013 Sheikh Zayed Book Award for Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights[read more]
Ghassan Zaqtan and translator Fady Joudah shortlisted for International Griffin Poetry Prize[read more]
FAROUK ABDEL WAHAB
passed away 3 April 2013
A Decade of Despair by Ahmad Saadawi published in the New York Times[read more]
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