was born and raised in Beirut. She has worked as a journalist, editor and freelance translator. Her first full-length book translation was Little Mountain by Elias Khoury. She has lived and travelled throughout the Middle East and South Asia, and is currently based in Baltimore, USA. Her most recent book translation is White Masks by Elias Khoury.

Her translation of White Masks was commended by the judges of the 2011 Saif Ghobash-Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation. For more information about the judges' citation, click here.

 

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Contributor's Issues
Banipal No 36 Literature in Yemen Today
Banipal No 40 – Libyan Fiction
Banipal No 46 – 80 New Poems


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