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
Remembering the 5 March 2007 bombing of Al-Mutanabbi Street, Baghdad[read more]
Pioneering poet Ounsi el-Hage has died
"The act of translation is sacred," says prize sponsor Omar Ghobash[read more]
2014 shortlist announced[read more]
We remember Mark Linz[read more]
Jonathan Wright and William M Hutchins share the 2013 Saif Ghobash Banipal Translation Prize[read more]
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