is a novelist and playwright, with a nursing degree from Ramallah. Her play Haffat al-Abed ( Edge of Eternity), published by the Palestinian Ministry of Culture, won the first prize for Women’s Creation for the theatre. In 2000, it was read at the International Festival of the Royal Court Theatre, UK when she was also awarded a French prize for her short story Khati’a ( Sinful). Since 1994 she has published two collections of short stories. She is presently living in Detroit, USA.

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Banipal 15 - /16 – Autumn 2002/Spring 2003