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
Psalms, The music of human flesh, Splinters of bone
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 ...more
Samih al-Qasim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Palestinian people
Samih al-Qasim Sadder than water
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. ...more
Ibrahim Touqan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Palestinian people
Al Feda'y, Diwan Ibrahim Touqan, Mawtini
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 ...more
Joseph Massad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Palestinian people
Desiring Arabs, Colonial effects, The persistence of the Palestinian question
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 ...more
Fady Joudah is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Palestinian people
The earth in the attic
Fady Joudah is a Palestinian-American poet and physician. He is the 2007 winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition for his collection of poems The Earth in the Attic.
Mourid Barghouti is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Palestinian people
Mourid Barghouti
Mourid Barghouti or Mureed Barghouti or Murid Barguti or Murid Barghuti is a Palestinian poet and writer.
Ismail Shammout is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Palestinian people
Ismail Shammout was a Palestinian artist and art historian.
Nadia Hijab is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Palestinian people
Nadia Hijab Women & work in the Arab world
Nadia Hijab is a Palestinian political analyst, author and journalist who comments frequently on human rights and the Middle East, and the situation of the Palestinians in particular.