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Jan Dost

Jan Dost is a Syrian novelist, poet and translator living in Germany. He writes poetry, short stories and novels in Arabic and Kurdish, and has won many awards, including the Hussein Arif Award for Creativity 2014.

Among his most famous translations is The Epic of Mem and Zin written by the famous Kurdish poet Ahmad Khani.

Most of his novels have been translated into Turkish, Arabic, Sorani, Kurdish and Italian.