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.

  • 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 Africa. “Thi…