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
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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