Anwar Hamed

Anwar Hamed (born 1957) is a Palestinian-Hungarian novelist, poet and author. He was born in the Anabta, Palestine, and went to Hungary for college. His first short stories were published in Arabic when he was still a teenager in the West Bank, but after his move to Hungary, he started writing in Hungarian. His first novels were written in this language. Since 2004, he has been living in London, where he works for BBC Arabic.

His novel Jaffa Prepares Morning Coffee was longlisted for the 2013 Arabic Booker Prize.

Anthologies featuring Anwar Hamed

Palestine + 100

Palestine + 100 poses a question to contemporary Palestinian writers: what might your home city look like in the year 2048 – exactly 100 years after Nakba, the displacement of more than 700,000 people after the Israeli War of Independence?