Aya Nabih

Aya Nabih is a writer and translator born in Cairo. She is the author of the debut poetry collection Exercises to Develop Insomnia Skills, published by Al-Kotob Khan Books in 2015, and translated Lydia Davis’ collected short stories Varieties of Disturbance into Arabic. She holds a BA in English Language and Literature from Cairo University and an MA in Audiovisual Translation from Hamad bin Khalifa University. She was an artist-in-residence in Marrakech, Casablanca, and New York City, as part of a dance and poetry residency organized by Tamaas. She is currently working on her new collection Map of Time.