Amin Maalouf – Biography

  AMIN MAALOUF Biography Born in Beirut in 1949, Amin Maalouf has lived in France since 1976. After studying sociology and economics, Maalouf joined the Lebanese daily An-Nahar, for which he travelled the world covering numerous events, from the fall of the Ethiopian monarchy to the last battle of Saigon. Forced to emigrate by the…

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September / October 2015 Nataša Dragnić Biography Born in 1965 in Split, Croatia. When she was six she wrotes her first poem. When she was eighteen she moved away for the first time to pursue a degree in German and Romance studies in Zagreb. In 1995 she earned a master’s degree in literature. She also completed…

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March / April 2015 BILLY KAHORA Biography Kenyan writer and editor based in Nairobi. Billy Kahora is the Managing Editor of Kwani? He also writes fiction and completed an MS.c in Creative Writing with distinction at the University of Edinburgh as a Chevening Scholar in 2007. Before that Billy studied and worked in South Africa…