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Authors/Contributors

Yemen

Nadia Al-Kokabany

Nadia Al-Kokabany is a Yemeni academic and a prolific literary writer. Her fiction has been translated into English, French, German, and Italian, and she has won prizes in Yemen and Kuwait....

Wajdi Muhammad Abduh al-Ahdal

Wajdi Muhammad Abduh al-Ahdal is a Yemeni novelist, author of short stories, screenwriter, and dramatist. In 2010 an extremist campaign against his 2002 novel Qawarib Jabaliya (Mountain...

Mohammad Algharbi Amran

Born in 1958, Mohammed Algharbi Amran is a Yemeni novelist, short-story writer, contemporary history buff, and literary critic.  He has been active in literary societies, serving as a...

Mansur Rajih

Mansur Rajih, born in Yemen in 1958, was a prisoner of conscience from 1983–98. Since then he has been living in exile in Norway. His poetry has been published in Norwegian. A book of his...
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