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Saad Mohammed Raheem is an Iraqi writer, born in Diyala province, Eastern Iraq in 1957. He has worked as a teacher and journalist and his articles have been published in Iraqi and Arab newspapers and periodicals.
He is the author of six collections of short stories, a number of political and literary studies and three novels: Twilight of the Wader (2000), which won the 2000 Iraqi Creativity Award for Fiction, The Song of a Woman, Twilight of the Sea (2012) and The Bookseller's Murder (2016), which was shortlisted for the 2017 IPAF prize and excerpted in Banipal 58 along with the other five shortlisted titles for the Prize.
In 2005, he won the Iraqi Award for Best Investigative Journalism for that year, and was also awarded the 2010 Creativity Prize for the Short Story, for his collection Almond Blossom (2009).