In`am Musalima
(1938-), (إنعام مسليمة) Syrian novelist and short-story writer born in the province of Dar'a, where she went to school. She received a medical degree from Damascus University in 1960 and continued her studies at the University of London.

She worked as a surgeon and dentist in the Syrian countryside for several years. She began publishing in Syrian newspapers and magazines in the early 1960s. She won the Fiction Prize from the United Arab Republic in 1958.

(From Arab Women Writers A Critical reference Guide by Radwa Ashour & Feryal Ghazoul)

Publications: (Arabic)

  • al-Hubb wa-I-wahl (Love and Mud, novel). Damascus: Dar al-Thaqafa, 1963.
  • al-Kahf (The Cave, short stories). Damascus: Dar al-Ajyal, 1973.

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