Habib Selmi

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Habib Selmi is a Tunisian writer. He was born in Al-Ala, Tunisia, in 1951. He has published eight novels, four of which have been translated into French editions (with Actes Sud), and two into German. His novel The Scents of Marie-Claire was shortlisted for the 2009 IPAF, with an English translation published by Arabia Books in […]

Ziad Abd el-Qadir

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A Tunisian poet and writer. He holds a master’s degree in the philosophy of Enlightenment and Modernity, and is preparing a Ph.D. thesis on “Material Imagination in the Philosophy of Gaston Bachelard”. He published a book of poetry entitled “The Joy of Despair” ( Dar El-Ghawoon). Abd el-Qadir publishes in various Tunisian and Arabic newspapers, […]

Youssef Rzouga

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Born on March 21, 1957, in Ksour Essef, Tunisia, Rzouga writes prose, poetry and children’s stories. In 2005, he was elected ambassador to the Latin American Association, Poets of the World in Chile, as a representative of the Arab world, and in 2006 he was appointed as a World Ambassador for Peace in Geneva. Alongside […]

Aziz Jamal Yahyawi

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Aziz Jamal Yahyawi, born in 2003 in the city of Manzil Tamim, Nabeul, Tunisia, began writing at the age of ten. He has published pieces in paper and electronic newspapers, as well as in anthologies, and has a forthcoming memoir.  

Shukri al-Mabkhout

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Shukri al-Mabkhout is a Tunisian writer, born in 1962, Shukri al-Mabkhout holds a Ph.D. in Arabic language and literature. Since 1987 he has been a research professor at the University of Manouba in Tunisia (Faculty of Literature, Arts and Humanities) where he also served as Dean of the Faculty of Literature, Arts and Humanities (2004–2011) […]

Maha Jouini

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Maha Jouini is a Tunisian author and blogger who lives in China. Researcher in AI and art at Tianjin University of Science and Technology, she has contributed widely to Sino-African relations. She worked as a media coordinator in the African Union campaign to end child marriage in Africa and was based in Ethiopia from late […]

Mohammed al-Habasha

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Mohammed al-Habasha is a Tunisian writer and translator born in 1992. He received a BA in English Language and Literature and an MA in Cultural Studies from the Faculty of Humanities in Tunisia. He published two novels and one short stories collection so far. He used to work for a literary radio show in Tunis […]

Kamal Riahi

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Kamal Riahi (1974) is a Tunisian writer, literary critic and manager of the “House of Fiction” project in Tunisia’s City of Culture. He worked as a cultural and literary correspondent, and presented cultural programs on television and radio in and outside Tunisia. He has published two short stories collections and four novels and was one […]