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Layla AlAmmar

Layla AlAmmar

๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Kuwait

Layla AlAmmar is a writer and academic from Kuwait. She has an MSc in Creative Writing from the University of Edinburgh. Her short stories have appeared in the Evening Standard, Quail Bell Magazine, the St Andrews University Prose Journal, and Aesthetica Magazine, where her story "The Lagoon" was a finalist for the 2014 Creative Writing Award. She was the 2018 British Council International Writer in Residence at the Small Wonder Short Story Festival. Her debut, THE PACT WE MADE, was longlisted for the Authorsโ€™ Club Best First Novel Award. Her second novel, SILENCE IS A SENSE, was published in Spring 2021. She has written for The Guardian, LitHub, the Times Literary Supplement and ArabLit Quarterly. She is currently pursuing a PhD on the intersection of Arab women's fiction and literary trauma theory.


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2 Books

The Pact We Made
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