Sinan Antoon (Baghdad, 1967) is a poet, novelist, and translator. He left Iraq in 1991 after the Gulf War. He got his PhD from Harvard in 2006, and is currently associate professor of Arabic literature at NYU, New York where he now lives. He is the co-founder and co-editor of the e-zine Jadaliyya, which is published in Arabic and English.
Some novels in translation
The pomegranate alone | Wahdaha shajarat al rumman | Sindbad, Actes Sud – France; Yale University Press (under the title “The Corpse Washer” – USA
Ave Maria | Ya Maryam | Turner – Spain
I’jam: An Iraqi Rhapsody | City lights book – USA
The Baghdad blues | Harbor Mountain Press – USA