Amal Al-Jubouri, a native of Iraq, is the author of five collections of poetry in Arabic including Enheduanna, Priestess of Exile (1999). Also an active literary translator, she is the founder and editor of East West Publishing, a press with the mission to introduce works of international literature into the Iraqi literary scene. In 1997 she took refuge in Germany but returned to live in Baghdad after the fall of the Ba'ath Party. Today she lives and writes in London. More information here.

Amal Al-Jubouri