Ghalia Qabbani

2008 Judge

Judge Profile: 

Ghalia Qabbani, Syrian author and journalist, grew up in Kuwait. She graduated in law in 1979. Before moving to the UK in 1994, she worked for Kuwaiti newspaper Al Watan. She took various training courses in literature and journalism in London, and writes articles and essays for a number of Arabic newspapers. She has already published two short story collections and a novel. She currently lives in London, UK.