Badriya al-Bishr is a Saudi Arabian writer, born in Riyadh in 1967. She has a PhD (2005)  in Arts and Sociology from the Lebanese University, and was an Assistant Professor at Al-Jazeera University, Dubai.

She also writes a column in Al-Hayat newspaper. She has three novels (2005, 2010 and 2013), the last of which, Love Stories on al-A’sha Street, was longlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction in 2014, and excerpted in Banipal 54. She has also published three collections of short stories.

Contributor's Issues

Banipal 54 - ECHOES (Autumn/Winter 2015)