Mai Ghoussoub (1952-2007), artist, author and playwright, left Beirut for London in 1979, where she co-founded Saqi with Andre Gaspard. Her art has been exhibited internationally, and her play Texterminators was performed in London, Liverpool, and Beirut in 2006. Her many publications include Imagined Masculinities, with Emma Sinclair-Webb, and Artists and Vitrines, with Shaheen Merali. Her stories have appeared in Hikayat: Short Stories by Lebanese Women and Lebanon, Lebanon. She was a regular contributor to al-Hayat and OpenDemocracy. Saqi will publish her Selected Writings in 2008.