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Thoraya El-Rayyes

A portrait of Thoraya El-Rayyes, a translator of Arabic.

Thoraya El-Rayyes

Thoraya El-Rayyes is a Palestinian-Canadian literary translator and political sociologist. Her translations of contemporary Arabic literature have received awards from the Modern Language Association and the King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Arkansas. She lives in Amman, Jordan.

Articles by Thoraya El-Rayyes

Ali Muhsin Market
By Nadia Al-Kokabany
He tossed and turned in his bed, trying to wrest those hours from his memory.
Translated from Arabic by Thoraya El-Rayyes