Evelyne Accad

Evelyne Accad was born in Beirut, Lebanon. Writer, Singer/Composer, Poet, she is also a Professor emerita of Comparative Literature, Francophone and Arabophone Literature, African studies and Feminist studies at the University of Illinois, and at the Lebanese American University in Beirut. She is the author of many studies and novels in both French and English, published by Spinifex, An-Nahar, Aloès, Côté-Femmes, Heinemann, Indigo, L’Harmattan. She is the recipient of several prizes including the 2001 Phoenix prize for Cancer Journeys, and the France-Lebanon, ADELF 1994, for Sexuality and War: Literary Masks of the Middle East.