Fadwa al-Qasem

Fadwa  is an author, an artist, a creative translator, a self-expressionist, a refugee by inheritance, and a Palestinian born in Libya. Her Arabic short stories have appeared in Akhbar Al AdabAl AdabMagazineAl BayanBanipal, and elsewhere. She has published three collections:Ra’ihat Hab Al-HalLa’that Alkhrouj min Aljanna, and Paradise No More. She translated The Scents of Marie-Claire, by Habib Selmi, and Tomorrow I Sew My Mouth, by Bassem El Rayyes.

Anthologies featuring Fadwa al-Qasem

Madinah: City Stories from the Middle East

For all we think we know of the conflict and exoticism of the region, nothing opens more doors to what we don’t than its writing. Here, ten short stories by new and established writers have been selected and translated in English for the first time, to open just such a door…