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
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