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Fatena Al-Ghorra

Fatena Al-Ghorra is an author of Palestinian descent with five books of poetry under her belt, of which three have been translated into Spanish, Italian and Dutch. A well-known journalist and media personality in Palestine, in 2009 she applied for asylum in Belgium, where she has lived ever since. In 2016 she obtained Belgian nationality.

Fatena works as a freelance journalist, translator and poet. She translates poetry, from Dutch into Arabic, for various literary projects, including 'Fatena’s Poetry Salon', which she hosts in the Netherlands and Belgium.