Ghazi Gheblawi was born in Tripoli in 1975. He has two short story collections in Arabic and has published poems in British literary magazines and was co-founder of the online newspaper Libya Alyoum (Libya Today).
An award-winning blogger and podcaster, in 2005 founded his award-winning Imtidad blog, and produces, with Mohamed Mesratie, the Imtidad Cultural Podcast, focusing on cultural, literary and social issues in Libya and the Arab world, and working for “a better future for Libya that is free, democratic, and just”.
He lives and works as a surgeon in London.
Banipal No 40 – Libyan Fiction
In conversation: SAUD ALSANOUSI launches The Bamboo Stalk at Waterstones Piccadilly, 29 April[read more]
Man Booker International Prize Finalists announced[read more]
EMERGING VOICES AWARDS for Fiction, Film and Art will recognise more than 100 emerging market nations[read more]
In conversation with Sinan Antoon on writing and translating Iraq[read more]
Shortlist for the 2015 International Prize for Arabic Fiction announced[read more]
Upcoming Banipal book club meetings[read more]
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