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Mirzaq Biqtash

Mirzaq Biqtash

Mirzaq Biqtash (13 June 1945 – 2 January 2021) (Arabic:مرزاق بقطاش), Algerian writer and novelist. He published more than fifteen novels, translations...
Louisette Ighilahriz

Louisette Ighilahriz

Louisette Ighilahriz (born 22 August 1936) is an Algerian writer, former Conseil de la Nation member, and a former member of the Front de Libération N...
Waciny Laredj

Waciny Laredj

Waciny Laredj (Arabic: واسيني الأعرج, pronounced Wasini al-A'raj) (born 8 August 1954) is an Algerian novelist, short story writer and academic. Bio...
Malika Mokeddem

Malika Mokeddem

Malika Mokeddem (Kenadsa, Algeria; October 5, 1949) is an Algerian writer. Biography Malika Mokeddem was born on October 5, 1949, in Kenadsa, a sma...
Rowayat

Rowayat

In 2012, Rowayat روايات launched as a literary journal platforming the hybrid writer, focusing on E...

Khalida Toumi

Khalida Toumi

Khalida Toumi (Arabic: خليدة تومي) (born 13 March 1958), aka Khalida Messaoudi (Arabic: خليدة مسعودي), is an Algerian politician. She was the Ministe...
Rashid Boudjedra

Rashid Boudjedra

Rachid Boudjedra was born in Aïn Béïda in 1941. He was schooled at the Collège Sadiki in Tunis and fought for the FLN during the War of Independenc...

Rabia Djelti

Rabia Djelti

Rabia Djelti (born 1954) is an Algerian writer, fluent in both Arabic and French. In 2002, for her poetry and novels, she was awarded the prize for Ar...
Mohammed Arkoun

Mohammed Arkoun

Mohammed Arkoun is Emeritus professor at the Sorbonne, Paris, and Editor of Arabica: Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies. He is the acclaimed author...
Leïla Sebbar

Leïla Sebbar

Leïla Sebbar (born 1941) is a French-Algerian author. Early life Leïla Sebbar was born on 9 November 1941, in Aflou. The daughter of a French mothe...
Tahir Wattar

Tahir Wattar

Tahir Wattar is a pioneer of the modern Arabic novel in Algeria. In addition to his many novels, he has also written several plays and short stories. ...
Nina Bouraoui

Nina Bouraoui

Nina Bouraoui was born in 1967 to a French mother and an Algerian father. She lived in Algiers until the age of fourteen befo...

Daniele Djamila Amrane Minne

Daniele Djamila Amrane Minne

See also Djamila Bouhired Danièle Minne (13 August 1939 at Neuilly-sur-Seine – February 2017) was one of the few European women convicted of assisting...
Yasmina Khadra

Yasmina Khadra

Mohammed Moulessehoul (Arabic: محمد مولسهول; born 10 January 1955), better known by the pen name Yasmina Khadra (Arabic: ياسمينة خضراء), is an Algeria...
Ahmed Taibaoui

Ahmed Taibaoui

Ahmed Taibaoui is a professor at the Faculty of Economics, Business, and Management Sciences at the University of Bouira in Algeria. He was awarded...

ArabLit & ArabLit Quarterly

ArabLit & ArabLit Quarterly

ArabLit, ArabLit Quarterly, and ALQ Books are a translator-centered collective that produces a website, quarterly magazine...

Abdelhamid ben Hadouga

Abdelhamid ben Hadouga

Abdelhamid ben Hadouga or Abdelhamid Benhedouga (in Arabic عبد الحميد بن هدوقة) was an Algerian writer, born on 9 January 1925 in Mansourah near Bordj...
Said Khatibi

Said Khatibi

Said Khatibi is an Algerian writer. He was born in 1984 and studied at the University of Algiers and at the Sorbonne. His books include the following ...
Samir Qasimi

Samir Qasimi

Samir Qasimi (Arabic: سمير قسيمي; born 1974) is a critically acclaimed Algerian writer. He has published four novels: The Loss of a Permit (2009) A Gr...
Fadhma Aït Mansour Amrouche

Fadhma Aït Mansour Amrouche

Marguerite-Fadhma Aït Mansour Amrouche (c. 1882 in Tizi Hibel, Algeria – July 9, 1967 in Saint-Brice-en-Coglès, France) was a poet and folksinger. B...
Mirzaq Biqtash

Mirzaq Biqtash

Mirzaq Biqtash (13 June 1945 – 2 January 2021) (Arabic:مرزاق بقطاش), Algerian writer and novelist. He published more than fifteen novels, translations...
Louisette Ighilahriz

Louisette Ighilahriz

Louisette Ighilahriz (born 22 August 1936) is an Algerian writer, former Conseil de la Nation member, and a former member of the Front de Libération N...

A Locus of Wayfaring Energies: Contemporary Maghrebi Fiction in Translation

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Contemporary Arab Literature for the Leila Miqdadi Al-Qattan Library

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Biographies and Memoirs of Arab Women

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The Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature

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