Malika Moustadraf

Malika Moustadraf (1969–2006) was a preeminent arabophone writer from Casablanca, Morocco. She died at just thirty-seven, leaving behind a semi-autobiographical novel and a collection of short stories. An exacting social critic, Moustadraf was admired for her distinctive and experimental style.

  • A photograph of the interior of city alley. Here, a collection of used mannequins gather outside of a stone archway
    February 8, 2022 | Malika Moustadraf
    Photo by Guile Twardowski / Unsplash Malika Moustadraf is a feminist icon in contemporary Moroccan literature, celebrated for her stark interrogation of gender and sexuality in North Afric...

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