Jan Dost

Jan Dost

Jan Dost is a Syrian Kurdish novelist, poet and translator who lives in Germany. Dost was born in Kobani in 1965. He writes poetry, short stories and novels in Arabic and Kurdish, and won many awards, including the Kurdish Short Story Award in 1993 and the Kurdish Poetry Award in 2012. Among his most famous translations is “The Epic of Mem and Zin” written by the famous Kurdish poet Ahmad Khani.

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