Amal al-Jubouri

Amal al-Jubouri, a native of Iraq, is the author of five collections of poetry in Arabic: Wine from Wounds (1986); Words, Set Me Free! (1994); Enheduanna, Priestess of Exile (1999); 99 Veils (2003); and Hagar Before the Occupation / Hagar After the Occupation (2008), which will be published in English in November. She lives and writes in Berlin, and is the founder and editor of East West Publishing.