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Hira Ali

An inspiring leadership trainer and career coach, Hira Ali has been committed to helping others achieve their potential throughout her award-winning career.

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Shahd Alshammari

Shahd Alshammari is Assistant Professor of English Literature in Kuwait. She is also the author of Notes on the Flesh (2017, Faraxa Press). The book was featured in many academic journals and was reviewed by disability studies scholars as well as gender studies scholars.

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Philip Bowne

Phil lives in London and works as a writer for The Wombles, a forthcoming children’s TV show and book series.

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Ahlam Bsharat

Ahlam Bsharat is a Palestinian writer who was born in 1975 in the village of Tammun in the Jenin province of Northern Palestine, where she grew up.

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Keith Carter

Now a writer and business consultant, Keith worked as an investment banker before running a small pharmaceutical company which was severly affected by the Royal Bank of Scotland's demise in 2008.

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Scott Lauder

Scott Lauder was born in Scotland. Having taught in Greece, Japan, and England, he now lives with his wife and four cats in the UAE where he teaches English. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and drinking good coffee.

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Hafsa Lodi

Hafsa Lodi is an American journalist with a master's degree in Islamic law, who has been covering fashion in the Middle East for the past decade.

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Djamila Morani 

Djamila Morani is an Algerian novelist and an Arabic language professor. Her first novel, released in 2015 and titled Taj el-Khatiaa, is set in the Abbasid period (like The Djinn’s Apple), but in Kazakh- stan.

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Anne Richter

Anne Richter was born in 1973 in Jena, in the former German Democratic Republic and was 16 when the Berlin Wall fell.

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David Ross

David Scott Ross has traveled and taught throughout Asia since he first moved there in 1987 and he currently teaches in upstate NY.

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Rafa Ruiz

Rafa Ruiz is a journalist and author who believes the light at the end of the tunnel can only be seen through progressive eyes.

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Doina Rusti

Doina Rusti is one of Romania’s most successful writers of historical and speculative fiction. Known for the originality of her novels, Rusti is the recipient of many major Romanian awards, and her books have been translated into multiple languages.

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Kenneth Steven

Kenneth Steven is a successful poet, novelist and children's writer who grew up in Highland Perthshire in the heart of Scotland, and now lives in Argyll on the country’s west coast.

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Ahmet Yorulmaz

Ahmet Yorulmaz was a Turkish a journalist, author and translator. He was born in Ayvalik to a family of Cretan Turks deported to mainland Turkey as part of the Greek/Turkish population exchange decreed in the Treaty of Lausanne.

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