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Egyptian Author Radwa Ashour


Egyptian Author Radwa Ashour

  • 1967: Started teaching at Ain Shams University
  • 1972: Helped establish the Higher Committee for Writers and Artists in Egypt
  • 1975: Received her PhD in African American Literature, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • 1983: Published Siraaj, the story of a revolt by Yemenis against their island's despotic sultan
  • 1985: Published Hajar Dafi (A Warm Stone)
  • 1989: Published Khadija wa Sawsan
  • 1994: Published Granada Trilogy
  • 1995: Won first prize at Cairo Arab Women’s Book Fair for Granada
  • 2005: Co-edited The Encyclopedia of Arab Women Writers, A Critical Reference Guide: 1873-1999
  • 2006 She supervised, edited translation into Arabic of The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, Vol. 9
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