Ahlam Bsharat

Ahlam Bsharat is a Palestinian novelist, poet, children’s author, and teacher of creative writing. She is a prominent and highly regarded author in the Arab world and internationally. Her books have been included in IBBY lists, shortlisted for the Palestine Book Award (UK), and finalists for the Etisalat Award for Children’s Literature (UAE).

  • A photograph of two men, smiling at the camera, standing behind a table full of freshly baked bread
    Ahlam Bsharat
    Motaz Azaiza / Courtesy of the artist My Sixteen-Year-Old Mother What is my eightysomething mother doing under these conditions? She watches the situation behind the glass Once the rain stop...

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