Maya Abu Al Hayat

The poet, novelist, translator and artist Maya Abu Al Hayat was born in Beirut in 1980 to a Lebanese mother and Palestinian father

She received her first degree from Al-Najah University (Nablus-Palestine)   2003

She lived for years with her family in occupied Jerusalem


Her Literary Works


Home Dresses and Wars                  Poetry      

That Smile .. That Heart               Poetry              

What She Said About Him                Poetry

Sugar Beads                            Novel

A Threshold with Heavy Soul            Novel                

No One Knows His Blood Category        Novel-got the Afak scholarship

Kolka                                  Translated novel

The Old Woman Who Broke The Barriers   Translated novel 

Walid 2020                             Children's story 

When My Father Returns                 Children's story

The Pool of Blue Questions   Children's story-translated into English     

Red Bird                     Children's story-translated from English


*In acting, she acted in the series Bab Al-Amoud, also acted in a film "About love, theft and other problems". She presents and prepares a children's program entitled "Farhan and his Friends"