was born in the
His controversial novel Qawarib Jabailyyah (Mountainous Boats) was reviewed in Banipal 19.
Banipal's issue on Yemeni contemporary Literature featured a chapter from Wagdi's novel A Land without Jasmine, translated by William M Hutchins. The whole book is now being published by Garnet Publishing in late 2012. For more information about this book from Garnet, click here.
Banipal No 49 A Cornucopia of Short Stories
Banipal No 36 Literature in Yemen Today
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