Farouk Yousif (b. 1955) is a poet and art critic, from Baghdad, Iraq. He studied Art at the Baghdad Academy of Fine Art and published his first collection of poems, Silent Songs, in 1996. Since then he has published six further collections of poetry, five books of art criticism and six travelogues. In 2006, he won the Ibn Battuta Travel Writing Award for Nothing Nobody. He currently lives in London and writes for Al-Arab newspaper.

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Banipal 65 - The Beautiful Creatures of Fadhil Al-Azzawi