Ahmed Abdel Muti Hijazi

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Ahmed Abdel Muti Hijazi (Arabic: أحمد عبد المعطي حجازي‎‎) (born in 1935 in Al-Menoufiya, Egypt) is an Egyptian contemporary poet.

Contributed to many literary conferences in many Arab capitals, and is one of the pioneers of the movement of renewal in contemporary Arabic poetry.

Education[edit]

Bachelor of Arts, Department of Sociology at the University of Sorbonne, France, in 1979.

Positions held[edit]

He was the managing editor of Rose al-Yūsuf magazine. In France he worked as a professor of Arabic poetry at the Paris 8 University and the new Sorbonne University. He returned to Cairo and worked for Al-Ahram newspaper. He served as editor-in-chief of Ibdaa magazine from 1990 to 2002 when he resigned from the post.[1] He was reappointed editor-in-chief of the magazine in 2006.[1]

Poetry works[edit]

  • City Without A Heart, 1959.
  • Uras, 1959.
  • Nothing Remains but Confession, 1965
  • Elegy of the Beautiful life, 1972
  • Creatures of the Kingdom of the Night, 1978.
  • Cement Trees, 1989.
  • Ruins of Time, 2011.
  • Me and the city, 1957.

Writings[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • Was awarded the 1989 Egyptian-Greek Cavafy
  • Egyptian State incentive prize in literature of the Supreme Council of Culture, 1997
  • African Poetry Prize, 1996

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Robier Al Faris (22 April 2007). "When a father kills his baby". Arab West Report. Retrieved 29 September 2013.