May Telmissany

Writer

La littérature

comme toute forme d'art est la preuve que la vie ne suffit pas

May Telmissany is an Egyptian-Canadian writer and Associate professor of Cinema and Arabic Studies at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Her first novel Duniazad (1997) was translated into seven European languages and received Egyptian and international awards. Her list of publications include Repetitive Sculpture (short stories, 1995); Mental Betrayals (short stories, 1999); Heliopolis (novel, 2000); Gates of Paradise (Memoirs, 2009) and A cappella (novel, 2012).