Raja Alem is an award-winning author from Jeddah, Saudia Arabia, who has published ten novels, two plays, biographies, short stories, essays, and works for children. She has received many awards, including UNESCO’s Arab Woman’s Creative Writing award, 2005. In 2011 she was joint-winner of the IPAF Arabic novel prize for her novel (The Doves’ Necklace). She has some works published in English, Spanish and French, including My Thousand & One Nights: A Novel of Mecca (2007) and Fatma A Novel of Arabia (2003).




Contributor's Issues
Banipal No 42 New Writing from the Emirates (2011)


Back
Links | Terms & Conditions | Site Credit | © Banipal 2017
Ghada Samman

Latest News

01/12/2017

First Shortlist announced for the 2017 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation

[read more]
15/11/2017

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Longlist announced for ‘Literature’ (2017-2018)

[read more]
03/10/2017

Libyan author Najwa Bin Shatwan is the 2018 Banipal Visiting Writer Fellowship

[read more]
21/09/2017

Banipal events coming up in October

[read more]
31/08/2017

ILB logoBanipal magazine at the Berlin Literature Festival – 8 September

[read more]
13/07/2017

Banipal 59 – The Longlist is out today with a host of new fiction and poetry

[read more]
[read all news stories]