Kebir Ammi

Born in Taza, Morocco, Kebir Ammi currently lives in Paris. A novelist, essayist, and playwright, he is the author, notably, of Le Ciel sans détours, Les Vertus immorales, and Mardochée, all published by Gallimard. His latest novel, Ben Aïcha, published by Mémoire d’encrier (Montreal, 2019), was reviewed in the Winter 2020 issue of WLT.

  • A bronze statuary of a man
    June 10, 2021 | Kebir Ammi
    Photo by NCinDC / Flickr He said: Why must they destroy and destroy again? Why must they forget my face my gestures my voice? Why must they believe in my absence even as I stand in front of th...
  • The cover to Ben Aïcha by Kébir Ammi
    Kebir Ammi
    Montréal. Mémoire d’encrier. 2019. 166 pages. The age of Louis XIV conjures images of pomp and splendor, court intrigues and trickeries, loose morals and scabrous adventures, ribaldry and chivalry. In...

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