Raph Cormack

Raph Cormack is a translator, editor and author with a PhD in modern Arabic literature. He has worked as a translator for Egyptian playwright Ali Salem as well as running his own Arabic translation blog which has featured work by Mohammed Taymur, Ahmed al-Kashif, and Mohammed Ahmed Mahjoub, among others.

Collections edited by Raph Cormack

The Book of Cairo

This collection brings together a new generation of writers (many of whom have never had their work translated into English) and their writings about the city.

The Book of Khartoum

Short stories about the Sudanese capital, featuring ten authors including Bushra al-Fadil and his 2017 Caine Prize winning story.