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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.

The Golden Comar Prize 2020: A Report by Ali Znaidi

The Golden Comar Prize 2020: A Report by Ali Znaidi The Golden Comar Prize was created in 1997 by the insurance company (Compagnie Méditerranéenne d’assurances et de Réassurances) Comar (Tunisie) by Rachid Ben Jemia to support literary creation, and encourage Tunisian … Continue reading

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“The Key,” and “Tattoo:” Two Poems by Ines Abassi (Translated by Ali Znaidi)

“The Key,” and “Tattoo:” Two Poems by Ines Abassi (Translated by Ali Znaidi)   The Key The last key I carried with me is hanging down alone from the key chain like a hanged body in the open air. The key … Continue reading

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The Golden Comar Prize 2019: A Report by Ali Znaidi

The Golden Comar Prize 2019: A Report by Ali Znaidi   The Golden Comar Prize was created in 1997 by the insurance company (Compagnie Méditerranéenne d’assurances et de Réassurances) Comar (Tunisie) by Rachid Ben Jemia to support literary creation, and … Continue reading

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The Golden Comar Prize 2018: A Report by Ali Znaidi

The Golden Comar Prize 2018: A Report by Ali Znaidi   The Golden Comar Prize was created in 1997 by the insurance company (Compagnie Méditerranéenne d’assurances et de Réassurances) Comar (Tunisie) by Rachid Ben Jemia to support literary creation, and … Continue reading

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The Golden Comar Prize 2017: A Report by Ali Znaidi

The Golden Comar Prize 2017: A Report by Ali Znaidi   The Golden Comar Prize was created in 1997 by the insurance company Assurances Comar (Tunisie) to support literary creation, and encourage Tunisian writers, especially novelists. The 21st edition of … Continue reading

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The Golden Comar Prize 2016: A Report by Ali Znaidi

The Golden Comar Prize 2016: A Report by Ali Znaidi   The Golden Comar Prize was created in 1997 by the insurance company Assurances Comar (Tunisie) to support literary creation, and encourage Tunisian writers, especially novelists.   The 20th edition … Continue reading

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The Golden Comar Prize 2015: A Report by Ali Znaidi

The Golden Comar Prize 2015: A Report by Ali Znaidi The Golden Comar Prize was created in 1997 by the insurance company Assurances Comar (Tunisie) to support literary creation, and encourage Tunisian writers, especially novelists. The 19th edition of the … Continue reading

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An Interview with Tunisian Novelist Chokri Mabkhout Conducted by Abdeddayem Sallami and Translated into English by Ali Znaidi

An Interview with Tunisian Novelist Chokri Mabkhout Conducted by Abdeddayem Sallami and Translated into English by Ali Znaidi Marcia Lynx Qualey was good enough to publish my translation of an interview with Tunisian and International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF)-shortlisted … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Workshops in Tunisia: A House in the Making An Article Written by Ali Znaidi

Creative Writing Workshops in Tunisia: A House in the Making An Article Written by Ali Znaidi Dzekashu MacViban was good enough to publish my article “Creative Writing Workshops in Tunisia: A House in the Making” in his awesome magazine Bakwa … Continue reading

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The Golden Comar Prize 2014: A Report by Ali Znaidi

The Golden Comar Prize was created in 1997 by the insurance company Assurances Comar (Tunisie) to support literary creation, and encourage Tunisian writers, especially novelists. The 18th edition of the Golden Comar Prize was held on April 20, 2014 at … Continue reading

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