writers Famous Authors from Palestinian people

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List of the most popular authors from Palestinian people, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Palestinian people authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Palestinian people writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

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Mahmoud Darwish is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Palestinian people
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Mahmoud Darwish was a Palestinian poet and author who won numerous awards for his literary output and was regarded as the Palestinian national poet. In his work, Palestine became a metaphor for the loss of Eden, birth and resurrection, and the anguish of dispossession and exile. He has been described as incarnating and reflecting "the tradition of the political poet in Islam, the man of action whose action is poetry". ...more

Works Written: Psalms, The music of human flesh, Splinters of bone, Shayʼ ʻan al-waṭan, Dīwān Maḥmūd Darwīsh, + more

Birthplace: Al-Birwa, Israel

Birthdate: 1941-03-13

Nationality: Palestinian territories

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Samih al-Qasim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Palestinian people
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Samih al-Qasim

Samīħ al-Qāsim was a Palestinian Druze whose Arabic poetry is well known throughout the Arab World. His poetry is influenced by two primary periods of his life: Before and after the Six-Day War. He joined the Communist Hadash political party in 1967. Al-Qasim has published several volumes and collections of poetry. ...more

Works Written: Sadder than water

Birthplace: Zarqa, Jordan

Birthdate: 1939-05-11

Nationality: State of Palestine, Israel, Palestinian territories

Ibrahim Abd al-Fattah Touqan was a Palestinian nationalist poet whose works rallied Arabs during their revolt against the British. Touqan was born in Nablus, Palestine during Ottoman times. He was the brother of poet Fadwa Touqan and he tutored and influenced her to write poetry. Ibrahim belonged to the prominent Touqan family that governed Nablus for much of the 18th and 19th centuries. ...more

Works Written: Al Feda'y, Diwan Ibrahim Touqan, Mawtini

Birthplace: Nablus

Birthdate: 1905-01-01

Nationality: Palestinian territories

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Joseph Andoni Massad is Professor of Modern Arab Politics and Intellectual History in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University, whose academic work has focused on Palestinian, Jordanian, and Israeli nationalism. He is also known for his book Desiring Arabs, about representations of sexual desire in the Arab world. Massad, a Palestinian Christian, was born in Jordan in 1963. He received his PhD in Political Science from Columbia in 1998. ...more

Works Written: Desiring Arabs, Colonial effects, The persistence of the Palestinian question

Birthplace: Jordan

Birthdate: 1963-01-01

Nationality: United States of America, Palestinian territories

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