Samira Negrouche

photo: mbaro01/wikimedia

Samira Negrouche was born in Algiers where she still lives. She is a poet and translator, also a doctor, whose work crosses physical, linguistic, and artistic boundaries: she has frequently collaborated with visual artists and musicians, including the violinist Marianne Piketty, the theorbist Bruno Helstroffer, and the graphic artist Ali Silem. Poems of hers, in Marilyn Hacker’s translations, have appeared in journals including Banipal, Pleiades, upstreet, and PN Review.