was born in Tunis in 1949 and has been publishing poems since the late ’60s. He is a Lorcian poet, known as one of the most lyrical of Tunisian poets, but he shuns publication and has published only one volume of poetry in Arabic, Poems for a Lost Angel (London 1990), with Riyad el-Rayyes. He has written for various Arab newspapers and magazines, including Al-Mostaqbal, Al-Watan Al-Arabi and Al-Hayat. In 1991 he founded the Tawbaad publishing house, which produces the bilingual newspaper Le Livre des questions and publishes literary texts and cultural debates in Arabic and French.

Contributor's Issues

Banipal 46 - 80 New Poems (2013)

Banipal 43 - Celebrating Denys Johnson-Davies (2012)

Banipal 1 - February 1998