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Leila Aboulela

Leila Aboulela

Leila Aboulela is an award-winning novelist whose work has received critical recognition for its distinctive exploration of identity, migration and Is...
Nafisa Sharqawi

Nafisa Sharqawi

نفيسة مصطفى الشرقاوي (أم أحمد) أول صحفية سودانية ، تلقت تعليمها الأول بمدينة عطبره بولاية نهر النيل ثم تزوج...

Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin

Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin

Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin (Arabic:عبد العزيز بركة ساكن, born in Kassala, Sudan, in 1963) is a Sudanese fiction writer with roots in Darfur in western Sud...
Malik Badri

Malik Badri

Malik Babikr Badri Mohammed (Arabic: مالك بابكر بدري محمد) (16 February 1932 – 8 February 2021) was a Sudanese author and professor of psychology. He ...
Tayeb Salih

Tayeb Salih

Tayeb Salih (Arabic: الطيب صالح, romanized: aṭ-Ṭayyib Ṣāliḥ; 12 July 1929 – 18 February 2009) was a Sudanese writer, cultural journalist for the BBC A...
Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Yassmin Abdel-Magied (born 3 March 1991) is a Sudanese–Australian media presenter and writer, who had an early career as a mechanical engineer. She wa...
Amir Tag Elsir

Amir Tag Elsir

Amir Tag Elsir (Arabic: أمير تاج السر, born 1960), also written Amir Taj al-Sir, is a Sudanese medical doctor and novelist, writing in Arabic. He has ...
Sara Mansour Ali

Sara Mansour Ali

Sara Mansour was born in Madani, Sudan. Mansour and her husband, Essam, lived in Saudi Arabia before immigrating to the United States. They have li...

Fatin Abbas

Fatin Abbas

Fatin Abbas is the author of GHOST SEASON: A NOVEL (W.W. Norton, US & Canada; Jacaranda, UK, 2023; also forthcoming from Rowohlt Berlin in Germ...

Safia Elhillo

Safia Elhillo

Safia Elhillo (Arabic: صافية الحلو; born December 16, 1990) is a Sudanese-American poet known for her written and spoken poetry. Elhillo received a BA...
Rania Mamoun

Rania Mamoun

Rania Ali Musa Mamoun (Arabic:رانيا مأمون) is a Sudanese fiction writer and journalist, known for her novels, poems and short stories. She was born in...
Nehal El-Hadi

Nehal El-Hadi

Nehal El-Hadi investigates the relationships between the body (racialised, gendered), place (urban, virtual), and technology (internet, health...

Halima Bashir

Halima Bashir

Halima Bashir is the fictitious name of a Sudanese medical doctor, who is the author of Tears of the Desert, a memoir about women's experiences with g...
Hammour Ziada

Hammour Ziada

Hammour Ziada (Arabic: حمور زيادة, born 1979) is a Sudanese writer and journalist, born in Omdurman. He has worked as a civil society and human rights...
Leila Aboulela

Leila Aboulela

Leila Aboulela is an award-winning novelist whose work has received critical recognition for its distinctive exploration of identity, migration and Is...
Nafisa Sharqawi

Nafisa Sharqawi

نفيسة مصطفى الشرقاوي (أم أحمد) أول صحفية سودانية ، تلقت تعليمها الأول بمدينة عطبره بولاية نهر النيل ثم تزوج...

Sudanese Novels Through Time

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Biographies and Memoirs of Arab Women

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The Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature

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Queerness in the SWANA region

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