- An Interview with Tunisian Novelist Chokri Mabkhout Conducted by Abdeddayem Sallami and Translated into English by Ali Znaidi
- Creative Writing Workshops in Tunisia: A House in the Making An Article Written by Ali Znaidi
- The Golden Comar Prize 2014: A Report by Ali Znaidi
- The Association of Tunisian Pen Opens its Activity with Defying Censorship: An Article Written by Kamel Riahi and Translated by Ali Znaidi.
- The First Tunisian English Language Haiku Collection
Monthly Archives: May 2012
Most of Tunisian literature is written in Modern Standard Arabic. Some of it is written in French and other European languages. Besides, there is a bulk of Tunisian literature that is written and/or orally transmitted in the Tunisian dialect. The … Continue reading
Houyem Ferchichi’s short story collection The Scene and the Shadow: A masterful use of places and a rich diversity of narrators. Houyem Ferchichi’s short story collection al machhad wa dhil (The Scene and the Shadow) was published by Dar El … Continue reading
Jalloul Azzouna Speaking to Essahafa: The Indispensability to adopt the cultural dimension as a strategic guarantee for the success of any democratic transition The writer Jalloul Azzouna bears a history of militancy that combines the dichotomy of the intellectual and … Continue reading
Dr. Jane Kuntz (M.A., 1996; Ph.D., 2002) [pictured right] is an American scholar who is famous for her openness to other cultures, especially French culture, and the culture of the MENA region. She lived in Tunisia where she deepened her … Continue reading
Dreams Extending their Fingers by Fatma Ben Mahmoud & Abdallah Al Mouttaqi. Reviewed by Abdeddayem Sallami.
It gives me great pleasure and much excitement to announce to you that Fatma Ben Mahmoud and Abdallah Al Mouttaqi have published a collaborative short story collection, called Dreams Extending their Fingers. The following article is a review of the … Continue reading
Wasini Al-A’raj Guested at “Nas Decameron” Salon The writer’s prediction of future events… is the substance of creation. Why did not the Algerian novelist Wasini Al-A’raj write about the Arab Spring till now? To what extent the alienation of … Continue reading
Publications: Achiket Adam seduces Louhaibi. Under the serires “Ouyoun El Mouassira” issued by Dar El Janoub, a book titeld Achiket Adam (Adam’s Mistress) was published by Moncef Louhaibi which is a Facebookian journey of two persons from two different worlds—two … Continue reading
Kamel Riahi speaking to Assabah: “Nas Decameron” is a laboratory, and a salon bringing together writers, and artists. “What we are seeing today is a political confusion caused by the fact that we are not aware that the … Continue reading
The Political Novel in Tunisia is a synthetic approach to one of the most important subjects of novels written in Arabic in Tunisia. It is written by Hedi Ghabri, and published by Ichraq-Editions (Tunisia, 2012) in 260 pages. After the … Continue reading