Tunisian Writer Rachida Cherni’s Words Bathe in the River Thames

The Granta Book of the African Short Story Book Cover. Photo borrowed off http://grantabooks.com

Rachida Cherni is considered one of the outstanding Tunisian writers who carved a name in the Tunisian literary scene. She writes short stories and novels. Through her writings she attempts to add a flavour to the Tunisian culture.

She got some exposure to English-speaking audience as some of her work was translated into English. She was featured in three issues of Banipal (Banipal N°10/11, Banipal N°39, and Banipal N°44). She was also anthologised in Sardines and Oranges: Short Stories from North Africa by Banipal Books.

Besides, she was anthologised in The Granta Book of the African Short Story which you can read a review of it in The Guardian.



About aliznaidi

Ali Znaidi lives in Redeyef, Tunisia. He graduated with a BA in Anglo-American Studies in 2002. He teaches English at Tunisian public secondary schools. He writes poetry and has an interest in literature, languages, and literary translations. His work has appeared here and there and is scheduled to appear elsewhere . At moments of revelation, he smokes and drinks green tea with mint while pondering.
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