Joumana Haddad is a Lebanese poet, translator, journalist and women’s rights activist. She has been selected as one of the world’s 100 most powerful Arab women for three years in a row by Arabian Business Magazine for her cultural and social activism. She is founder of Jasad, a quarterly Arabic-language magazine.
Speaking seven languages, Joumana is the head of the cultural pages for the prestigious An Nahar newspaper, as well as the editor-in-chief of Jasad magazine, a controversial Arabic magazine specialized in the literature and arts of the body. She is working as an instructor at Lebanese American University. She’s been the administrator of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (the Arab Booker) from 2007 till 2011, and is now a member of the prize’s board of trustees.
Joumana has already published several poetry collections, widely acclaimed by critics. Her books have been translated to many languages and published abroad. She is the author of I Killed Scheherazade: Confessions of an Angry Arab Woman and Superman is an Arab: On God, marriage, macho men and other disastrous inventions.
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