Wajdi al-Ahdal

Wajdi al-Ahdal is a Yemeni novelist, short story writer, screenwriter and dramatist. He has a degree in literature from Saana University and has published several collections of short stories and four novels, including A Land Without Jasmine (published in English by Garnet, 2012). His novel Mountain Boats was confiscated by the Yemeni Ministry of Culture for insulting “morality, religion, and conventions of Yemeni society”, and a campaign against the book drove him into exile for a number of years. 

Anthologies featuring Wajdi al-Ahdal

Banthology

New stories specially written in response to President Trump’s divisive immigration ban, featuring established and emerging writers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.