| Abdel-Wahed Souayah (born in Bembla/Tunisia) studied Arabic Literature at the University of Sousse and later taught Arabic Literature. He heads the Tunisian Writer’s Association (Monastir chapter) and ranks among the principal characters who firmly established modern literature in his country, often referred to as »Mouvement du texte«.
He has published widely in local and international literary magazines and has participated in multiple radio and television broadcasts. Souaya has authored eight volumes of prose poetry and also writes short stories, literary criticism as well as scholarly essays. Last publications: I Write For the Tree (2017, Badaoui-Verlag, Tunis); Two Summers Have Passed and Winter is Not Here (Irak, 2018); Car tu étais pluie (Because You Were Rain), (L’Harmattan, Paris, 2019, with Francisca Ricinski); Translator in Arabic of Memory Under the Wind by Francisca Ricinski, Khayal Editions, Alger, 2019).