Mbarek Sryfi is a Moroccan poet and a lecturer in Arabic language at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is also pursuing a PhD in Arabic Literature and Islamic Studies.

He has a first degree in English Literature from the University of Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah in Fez, Morocco, and an MA from the École Normale Supérieure in Rabat.

He has been a visiting professor at Al-Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco.

Contributor's Issues

Banipal 59 - The Longlist (Summer 2017)

Banipal 65 - The Beautiful Creatures of Fadhil Al-Azzawi (Summer 2019)

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

Banipal 64 - A Rebel named Hanan al-Shaykh (2019)

Banipal 48 - Narrating Marrakech (2013)

Banipal 52 - New Fiction (2015)