Adania Shibli ENG

Adania Shibli, born in Palestine in 1974, has written novels, plays, short stories and narrative essays. She has twice been awarded with the Qattan Young Writer’s Award-Palestine in 2001 for her novel Masaas (Eng. Touch, Clockroot, 2010), and in 2003 for her novel Kulluna Ba’id bethat al Miqdar aan el-Hub (Eng. We Are All Equally Far From Love, Clockroot, 2012). Her latest novel, Tafsil Thanawi (Eng. Minor Detail, Fitzcarraldo Edition, 2020), was shortlisted for the National Book Award in 2020 and nominated for the International Booker Prize in 2021. Since 2012 Shibli has been teaching periodically at Birzeit University, Palestine. In the fall of 2021, she was invited to the University of Bern, Switzerland, as a Friedrich Dürrenmatt Guest Professor for World Literature.