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was born in Baghdad in 1956 and has lived and worked in the UK since the early 1990s.
He has translated two novels by Iraqi author Betool Khedairi from Arabic into English, A Sky So Close and Absent.
An excerpt of his translation of the debut novel by Iraqi author and journalist Inaam Kachachi , Streams of Hearts, was published in Banipal 26.
Inaam Kachachi is short-listed for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction for her second novel [An American Granddaughter].
Muhayman Jamil works as a medical doctor in London.