Who Is She

Ahdaf Soueif
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Writer
Ahdaf Soueif

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Cairo
Egypt

Languages

Arabic
English

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Education

PhD, Linguistics, Lancaster University , 1978
MA, English Literature, The American University in Cairo, 1973
BA, English Literature, Cairo University, 1971

Competences

Fiction Writing
Literary Criticism
Literary Translation
Non-fiction Writing
Political & Cultural Commentator

Work history

Jobs: 
Founder & Chair, Engaged Events-UK, 2008- present
Honorary office and memberships: 
Patron, Palestine Solidarity Campaign, UK
Fellow, the Royal Society of Literature, UK
Patron, The Caine Prize for African Writing
Trustee, The British Museum
Trustee, The International Prize for Arab Fiction (IPAF)
Productions and works: 
Cairo: a City Transformed, (memoir), Pantheon, January 2014.
Cairo: my City, our Revolution, (memoir) Bloomsbury 2012.
Editor: Reflections on Islamic Art, (essays), BQFP 2011.
I Think of You: Stories, Bloomsbury: London, 2007.
Mezzaterra: Fragments from the Common Ground, Bloomsbury: London, 2004.
The Map of Love, 1999
In the Eye of the Sun, 1993

Awards

Honorary DLitt, Exeter University, 2008
Honorary DLitt, London Metropolitan University, 2004
Honorary DLitt, Lancaster University, 2004
Mahmoud Darwish Award, 2010
Costantine Cavafy Award, 2012
Metropolis Bleu Award