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
Shortlist for the 2015 International Prize for Arabic Fiction announced[read more]
Upcoming Banipal book club meetings[read more]
Announcement of 2014 Winner of Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation[read more]
Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces 'Arabic Culture in other Languages' 2015 longlist[read more]
IPAF 2015 Longlist has been announced![read more]
The first ever BALMAL Open Evening was very successful: overflowing with visitors and animated conversation![read more]
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