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Hasan Namir

Hasan Namir

Hasan Namir is an Iraqi-Canadian writer. Born in Iraq in 1987, Namir moved to Canada with his family at age 11. He is a graduate of Simon Fraser Univ...
Mohamed Tonsy

Mohamed Tonsy

Mohamed Tonsy is a queer Egyptian writer and ceramicist. Formerly an architect and a triathlete representing the Egyptian Triathlo...

Rowayat

Rowayat

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

Iman Mersal

Iman Mersal

Iman Mersal (Arabic: إيمان مرسال; born November 30, 1966, Mit 'Adlan, Dakahlia, Egypt) is an Egyptian poet. Life Iman Mersal graduated from Mansour...
Radwa Ashour

Radwa Ashour

Radwa Ashour (Arabic: رضوى عاشور) (26 May 1946 – 30 November 2014) was an Egyptian novelist. Life Ashour was born in El-Manial to Mustafa Ashour, a...
Elles Publications

Elles Publications

Elles is a femenist pan Arab publishing house Library and art space

ArabLit & ArabLit Quarterly

ArabLit & ArabLit Quarterly

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

Ibrahim Abdel Meguid

Ibrahim Abdel Meguid

Ibrahim Abdel Meguid (born 2 December 1946) is an Egyptian novelist and author. His best-known works form the "Alexandria Trilogy": No One Sleeps in A...
Nadine Foty

Nadine Foty

Egyptian-Palestinian-American children's book author and founder of Palestine In Our Schools


Alaa Abd El-Fattah

Alaa Abd El-Fattah

Alaa Ahmed Seif Abd-El Fattah (Arabic: علاء أحمد سيف الإسلام عبد الفتاح, IPA: [ʕæˈlæːʔ ˈæħmæd ˈseːf ʕæbdelfatˈtæːħ]; born 18 November 1981), known pro...
Mahrousa

Mahrousa

Mahrousa was founded by Faried Zahran in 1986, as an independent publishing house, research and information center. Mahrousa three pillars are:

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Dariush Shayegan

Dariush Shayegan

Dariush Shayegan (Persian: داریوش شایگان;‎ 24 January 1935 – 22 March 2018) was one of the most consequential thinkers of contemporary Iran and the Ne...
Al-Hayya

Al-Hayya

Al Hayya is a magazine that publishes literary and visual content on the works, interests and strife of women, bilingually...

Mohammad el-Mahdi el-Majzoub

Mohammad el-Mahdi el-Majzoub

Muhammad el-Mahdi el-Magzoub (1919–1982) was born in El-Damar, northern Sudan, to a renowned Sufi family. He graduated from the School of Accountan...

Merit Publishing House

Merit Publishing House

Merit Publishing House is an Egyptian publishing house, founded in 1998 by its founder, Mohamed Hashem. It is embraced a large number of Egyptian c...

 Amal al-Jubouri

Amal al-Jubouri

Amal Al-Jubouri (born 1967) is an Iraqi writer, poet, translator, journalist and publisher. Biography Al-Jubouri was born in Baghdad in 1967. When ...
Hoopoe

Hoopoe

Hoopoe is an imprint for engaged, open-minded readers hungry for outstanding fiction that challenges headlines, re-imagines histories, and celebrat...

Al-Karma Publishers

Al-Karma Publishers

Al-Karma Publishers is an Arabic publishing house that was established in 2013 in Cairo.

Rowayat Publishing House

Rowayat Publishing House

In 2012, Rowayat روايات launched as a literary journal platforming the hybrid writer, focusing on Egyptian and Arab/SWANA writers. Our publications...

Discontent

Discontent

A magazine of social and political discontent. Palestine. Lebanon. Egypt.

Hasan Namir

Hasan Namir

Hasan Namir is an Iraqi-Canadian writer. Born in Iraq in 1987, Namir moved to Canada with his family at age 11. He is a graduate of Simon Fraser Univ...
Mohamed Tonsy

Mohamed Tonsy

Mohamed Tonsy is a queer Egyptian writer and ceramicist. Formerly an architect and a triathlete representing the Egyptian Triathlo...

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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The Life and Work of May Ziadeh

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Sudanese Novels Through Time

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