Ibrahim Farghali

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Ibrahim Farghali is an Egyptian writer and journalist.

He published his first collection of short stories Bitijah Al-ma’aaki (Toward the Eyes) in 1997. He has also authored Kahf Al-Farashat (Butterflies Cave), Ibtisamat Al-Qidissine (The Smiles of the Saints) and its sequel Jeneyah Fi Qaroura (Genie In a Bottle).

He has also published two novels for youth aged 11 to 14 years old, Moghamra fi Madinet Al-Mawta (Adventure in the City of the Dead) and Massassou Al-Hebr (Ink Vampires)

His latest work Ma’bad Anamel Al-Harir (The Temple of Silk Fingertips) was longlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction in 2016.

Farghali recently won the Sawiris Cultural Awards for best novel in the established writers category.