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Liana Badr

Author, Arabic
Liana Badr is a Palestinian writer who was born in Jerusalem and left Jericho as a teenager during the 1967 Arab-Israeli conflic. She is a prolific writer of novels, short stories, and children’s literature. Several of her works have been translated into English, including the novel A Compass for the Sunflower and A Balcony over the Fakihani: Three Novellas. (Photo credit: The Center for Palestine Studies)