Aisha Ibrahim


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Aisha Ibrahim is a Libyan novelist, born in Beni Walid in 1969. She obtained a BA in Sciences, specialising in Mathematics, and a Higher Diploma in Statistics. She worked as a teacher and then in the media, as editor-in-chief of the official website of the Libyan Ministry of Culture. She is currently editor-in-chief of the website of the High Commission for the elections. She began her literary career while studying at university in the 1990s. In 1990, she was awarded the State Prize for Students for Theatrical Writing. She has published a collection of short stories entitled The World Ends in Tripoli (2019) and two novels: Qasil (2016) and The War of the Gazelle (2019). She is now working on a book about the history of the arts in Libya.