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Sudan

Adil al-Qassas

Adil al-Qassas began to write short stories in the early 1980s, but was not able to publish them until 1985, after the collapse of an oppressive military dictatorship.  His...

Nagi Al-Badawi

Nagi Al-Badawi is a Sudanese writer who leads an active literary career. Along with several poems and literary essays published in local and regional magazines, Al-Badawi has published a...

Najlaa Eltom

Najlaa Eltom is a Sudanese writer and translator. In addition to numerous translations, Eltom published her first collection of poetry, The Doctrine of Thinness, in 2007; a second poetry...

Sabah Babiker Ibraheem Sanhouri

Sabah Babiker Ibraheem Sanhouri was born in 1990 in Khartoum, Sudan. Her prizewinning story "Isolation" was made into a short film by Jordanian director Burhan...

Amir Tag Elsir

Amir Tag Elsir is a Sudanese writer born in the north of Sudan in 1960 who currently lives in Doha, Qatar.  He has published two biographies, a poetry collection, and ten novels. He studied...

Tarek Eltayeb

Tarek Eltayeb was born to Sudanese parents in Cairo in 1959. He has been living in Vienna since 1984. After studying at the Institute for Economic Philosophy of Vienna’s University of...
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