Maryam Salama


Maryam Salama has been called “a leading light in in the new generation of Libyan female writers” (Marozzi 2015). A poet, her works focus on the experience of women in Libyan society. She also has a moving short story, “Door to Door,” that has been included in Translating Libya: Chasing the Libyan Short Story, from Mizda to Benghazi 


Dreams of an Imprisoned Child, poetry (Ahlam tifla sajina). Libya: Dar al-Firjani, 1992 

Nothing but the Dream, poetry (La shay’siwa al bulm). Libya: Dar al-Firjani, 1992 

“From Door to Door”, short story. Translating Libya: The Modern Libyan Short Story translated by Ethan Chorin. Saqi Press/SOAS. 2008 

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