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Pictured: Shahad Al Rawi and Michael Donkor
Shahad Al Rawi is an Iraqi writer, born in Baghdad in 1986. She completed secondary school in Baghdad before moving with her family to Syria, where she obtained an MA in Administration. She is currently studying for a PhD in Anthropology and Administration and lives in Dubai. The Baghdad Clock, her first novel, was published in 2016 and has been translated into English by Luke Leafgren for Oneworld Publications, who will publish it in May this year.
Donkor was born in London to a Ghanaian household. He completed his bachelor's degree in English at Wadham College, Oxford, as well as a Master's in Creative Writing at University of London. At the University of Oxford he was one of only 21 black students in his year. At the University of London he was supervised by Andrew Motion.
Ger Harley | EEm 11 August 2018
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- International Book Festival, Edinburgh, 11 August 2018