Basema Younis obtained a BA in Education and English Language from the Emirates University, Al Ain in 1986, and a BA in Law from Beirut Arabic University in 1983.

Since 1987 she has published several collections of short stories and two novels, and a play. She has won a number of Emirati literary awards.

Contributor's Issues

Banipal 42 - New Writing from the Emirates (2011)