Jan Dost, born in 1965 in Kobani, is a Syrian Kurdish poet, writer and translator, with five novels in Kurdish, five in Arabic, and three poetry collections.

He is a winner of the Galawej Award for Kurdish literature.

He has translated into Arabic Mem and Zin, the famous Kurdish classic by Ahmad Khani, and other Kurdish and Persian works. He lives in Germany.

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Banipal 67 - Elias Khoury, The Novelist (Spring 2020)