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Badriya al-Badri

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Badriyya al-Badri is an Omani poet and novelist. She composes poetry in Classical and colloquial Arabic. She has participated in many local and regional Gulf events and competitions. Her published novels include: What’s Behind Loss (2015), The Last Crossing (2017), and The Shadow of Hermaphroditus. She has two poetry collections: Narrow Valley (2018) and Closer to the Waving of a Poem (2019).

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