Jalal Bargas

Jalal Bargas
Jalal Barjas is a Jordanian poet and novelist and winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2021 for his novel, Dafatir al-Warraq. Jalal was an editor in the Jordanian Al-Anbat newspaper and as a reporter for Al-Dustour newspaper. He was also a member of the editorial board for several magazines, and served as a member on the administrative board of the Jordanian Writers Association, the Arab Writers Union, the Internet Writers Union, and the World Poets Movement. Jalal Bargas presents a radio programme called House of the Novel. He writes poetry, short stories, literary and criticism articles as well as novels. He began publishing his literary works in the late nineties and has since published several novels including The Snakes of Fire, Ladies of the Five, Senses, Notebooks of the Bookseller, and a collection of short stories, The Earthquake, in addition to several poetry collections.