Ahlam Mosteghanemi

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Ahlam Mosteghanemi, an Algerian writer, novelist, and poet, is known for her works Memory of the Body and Black Befits You. Born on April 13, 1953 in Constantine, Algeria.

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Name in English: Ahlam Mosteghanemi
Name in Arabic: أحلام مستغانمي
Nationality: Algeria
Language: Arabic
Religion: Islam
Residence: Beirut, Lebanon
Origin: Algeria
Date of birth: April 13, 1953
Place of birth: Constantine, Algeria
Age: 68 years old (in 2022)
Astrological Sign: Aries
University education: University of Paris, Sorbonne University
University degree: Ph.D
Academic major: Literature
Profession: writer, poet
Genre: Novel, Poetry
Social status: Married
Husband: George El Rassi

Biography, Life story

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Ahlam Mosteghanemi was born on April 13, 1953 in the city of Constantine in Algeria. Her father’s name is Muhammad al-Sharif, and he was one of the participants in the Algerian revolution, especially the demonstrations of May 8, 1945, which led to his imprisonment for two years and then his loss of work in the municipality.
In her beginnings, she worked on the national radio, which helped her achieve fame as a poet, as her program “Whispers” was very well received by the listeners. In the seventies of the last century, she moved to France and there she married a Lebanese journalist, and in the eighties she obtained a doctorate from the Sorbonne University. She currently resides in Beirut.
Ahlam Mosteghanemi won the 1998 Naguib Mahfouz Award for her novel (Memory of the Flesh). The United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) chose her to become the UNESCO artist for peace and the bearer of the organization’s message for peace for two years.

List of works – literature

– On the Port of Days (1972).
– Writing in a moment of nudity.
– Memory of the Body (1993), ranked among the 100 best Arabic novels. In 2010, a series called the same name was produced, directed by Syrian director Najda Anzour, and starring Syrian actor Jamal Suleiman and Algerian actress Amal Bouchoucha.
– Fawdat al-Hawas novel (1997).
– A bed-passer novel (2003).
– Forget-com (2009).
– Their hearts are with us, their bombs are against us (2009).
– Black suits you (2012).
– Diwan Alik Lahafa (2014), with his participation with the Lebanese singer and composer Marwan Khoury.
– The book, “Delicious as Parting” (2018).

Awards and Honors

Ahlam Mosteghanemi has won several awards:
– Naguib Mahfouz Award for the year 1998 for her novel Memory of the Flesh.
– Algerian Medal of Honor 2006.
– Beirut Shield in 2008.
– The Algerian Cultural Personality in 2009.
Ahlam Mosteghanemi was chosen by the United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) to become the UNESCO Artist for Peace and the carrier of the organization’s message for peace for two years, as one of the most influential Arab women writers, and as her books are among the most popular works in the world.