Jamila al-Alayili (1907-1991) (جميلةالعلايلي), Egyptian poet and novelist who was influenced in her early career by the writings of Mayy Ziyada. She published her works in al-Nahda al-Misriya, a women's magazine, and in al-Mar'a al-Misriya.
Her poems were published in Abu/lu. In Mansura she formed a literary association, Family of Culture, and established the Writers of Arabism Association and al-Ahdaf magazine.
(From Arab Women Writers A Critical reference Guide by Radwa Ashour & Feryal Ghazoul)
- al-Nasamat (Breezes, poetry). Mansura: al-Haditha Press, 1929.
- al-Ta'ir al-ha'ir (The Confused Bird, novel). Miyyat Ghamr: Wadi aI-Nil Press, 1935.
- Sada ahJami ([he Echo of My Dreams, p0- etry). Alexandria: al-Ta'awun Press, 1936.
- al-Amira (The Princess, novel). Cairo: Sa'd Misr Press, 1939.
- Amani: qissa Misriya (Amani: An Egyptian Story, novel). Cairo: n.p., 1940.
- al-Ra'iya (The Shepherdess, novel). Alexandria: King Faruq Press, 1942.
- Arwah tata'alJaf(Souls in Harmony, novel). Cairo: al-Haqa'iq Press, 1947.
- Iman ai-iman (Faith of Faith, novel). Cairo: Dar Nashr al-Thaqafa, 1950.
- alNasik (The Hermit, novel). Cairo: General Egyptian Book Organization, 1972.
- Hadhihi-i-aqasis (These Tales, short stories). Cairo: 'Abidin Press, 1977.
- Bayn abawayn (Between Parents, novel). Cairo: Supreme Council for Culture and Arts, 1981.
- Nabadat sha 'ira (Heartbeats of a Woman Poet, poetry). Cairo: General Egyptian Book Organization, 1981.
- Ana wa waladi (My Son and I, novel). Cairo: Dar al-Ta'lif, 1982.
- al-Mar'a al-rahima: Misr (The Merciful Woman: Egypt, play).