Shahad Al Rawi

Shahad Al Rawi
Dr Shahad Al Rawi is an Iraqi Novelist holding a PhD in Anthropology. Her debut novel, The Baghdad Clock, has been translated to several languages. It was awarded the Edinburgh Award for First Novel and was shortlisted for the IPAF.

Her second novel, Over the Republic Bridge, was recently published and held its position as the bestselling book in Baghdad for several weeks. The novel sold three editions in the first month after publication and is still popular.

Dr Al Rawi participated in many international literary festivals and conferences and lectured in many Ivy League universities around the world. She continuously writes literary articles for American and Arab newspapers.