Author

Qasim Al-Saudi

• An Iraqi poet and storyteller born in Baghdad in 1969.
• Third-place winner of the 2004 GhanemGhubbash Short Story Award presented by the UAE Writers Union for his story, Black Cotton.
• Honorary mention in the 2005 GhanemGhubbash Short Story Award presentedby the UAE Writers Union for his story, The Body of Ahmed.
• Third-place winner of the 2009 Sharjah Award for Arab Creativity in the Children’s Literature Category for his book, Tales of a Dirham that Sings.