Tunisia

Yasmina Jraissati on Six New Must-Translate Arabic Novels

Among the authors on Jraissati’s fall list, only Dima Wannous doesn’t have a book in English translation.

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Poetry, and Tunisia’s Future

A few weeks before the passage of Tunisia’s historic consensus constitution — which happened last night by an overwhelming 200-12 vote — a number of writers and poets communicated their hopes for Tunisia in an open letter to the newly appointed prime minister. The online magazine Tunisia Live translated these hopes and added some from “street poet” Majd Mastoura.