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Taleb Alrefai

Kuwaiti author, journalist and Founder & Chairman of Cultural Circle in Kuwait and Almultaqa Prize for Arabic Short Story since 2015, with American University of Kuwait.

He works as lecturer of creative writing at American University of Kuwait since 2013, is Chairman of International Prize for Arabic Fiction (Arabic Booker) IPAF: 2009 and his novel Al Najdi was longlisted for International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2018 and translated into English and French.

He has published many short stories collections, novels and a young adult story.