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M. Lynx Qualey

M. Lynx Qualey is the founding editor of the website ArabLit and co-host of the Bulaq podcast. She is a contributor to Teaching Modern Arabic Literature in Translation, published this year 2018 by the Modern Language Association.

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Online Book Clubs Keep Conversations on Arab Literature Alive

M. Lynx Qualey | 09 Apr 2021

The coronavirus lockdowns inspired a shift to online book clubs among groups that focus on Arab authors and their international readers.

Arts & Culture Language Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Preserving the Vanishing Heritage of East Africa’s Swahili Coast

M. Lynx Qualey | 02 Apr 2021

Traces of a culture once at the center of exchange between Islam and East Africa are in danger of disappearing. Two authors hope to change that.

Arabic Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

‘Poetic Justice’: A Snapshot of Contemporary Moroccan Poetry

M. Lynx Qualey | 19 Mar 2021

Deborah Kapchan’s comprehensive new anthology pulls together a rich and varied tapestry of Morocco’s many poetic traditions.

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‘Open Gaza’ Seeks to Reconnect Gaza Through Architecture and Imagination

M. Lynx Qualey | 05 Mar 2021

A book and a project, Open Gaza brings together experts from many disciplines to envision a better future for occupied populations everywhere.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing

Crime Fiction From the Maghreb: Not So Hidden After All

M. Lynx Qualey | 19 Feb 2021

Who says the genre barely exists in the region? A little detective work turns up plenty of fictional bodies in the libraries of western North Africa.

Arts & Culture Democracy Human Rights Politics Terrorism

Making Prisons Visible: The Work of the MENA Prison Forum

M. Lynx Qualey | 05 Feb 2021

The MENA Prison Forum, launched in 2018, researches and documents prisons and prisoners’ experiences across the region. Its resources include art, literature, film and testimonies.

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10 Books, 10 Years Later: Literature After the ‘Arab Spring’

M. Lynx Qualey | 22 Jan 2021

A sampling of how writers from the Middle East and North Africa responded to the chaos and frustrations of the “Arab Spring” uprisings.

Arabic Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Collection Brings Pioneering Iraqi Poet to New Audiences

M. Lynx Qualey | 17 Dec 2020

Though considered “one of the most significant Arab writers of the twentieth century,” Nazik al-Mala’ika was little known in English. A new bilingual edition creates a fuller portrait of her work.

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Recommended Reading, 2020: Books From and About the Arab World

M. Lynx Qualey | 11 Dec 2020

A sampling of works published, translated or honored in the past year illustrates the diversity of scholarly and literary writing by Arab authors.

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Sudanese Writer in Exile Knows Life’s ‘Violent Reality,’ and Its Flashes of Joy

M. Lynx Qualey | 04 Dec 2020

Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin fled Sudan to escape persecution. His 2009 novel The Jungo, once banned, has won praise and prizes—in Arabic and in French translation.




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