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Haifa` Bitar

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Haifa` Bitar

Haifa` Bitar was born in Lattaquieh, Syria, and is a novelist and short story writer. Her collection of short stories, The Fallen (Beirut: Riad al Rayyess Publishers, 2000), received the Abi Al Qassem Al Shabbi prize in Tunisia. She is a practicing opthalmologist in Damascus, Syria.

Articles by Haifa` Bitar

Fatima
By Haifa` Bitar
Fatima did not capture my attention simply because she was a beggar-child. Alas, I was rather accustomed, in spite of myself, to the sight of children begging, pestering passersby in alleyways and on…
Translated from Arabic by Taline Voskeritchian & Tania Tamari Nasir
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