was born 1935 in Nasiriyah, Iraq, and has lived in Britain since 1963. He is a well-known poet and critic, and founder editor of the quarterly Arabic literary journal Al Ightirab al Adabi. He has published many collections of poetry and translated into Arabic Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Macbeth, and James Joyce’s Ulysses

Contributor's Issues

Banipal 17 - Summer 2003

Banipal 1 - February 1998

Banipal 54 - ECHOES (Autumn/Winter 2015)

Banipal 74 - Celebrating Khalida Said and Modern Arabic Poetry (Summer 2022)

Banipal 8 - Summer 2000