Fawziyya al-Sindi

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Fawziyya al-Sindi (born 1957) is a Bahraini poet and activist. She has published six collections of poetry since 1982 and her work has been translated into several languages.[1]


Fawziyya was born in Manama, Bahrain in 1957. She has been acknowledged as one of the first Bahraini women to seek an education abroad, having obtained a degree in commerce from the University of Cairo.[2]

Fawziyya published six collections of Arabic poetry from 1998 to 2005. She is a member of the Bahraini Association of Writers and regularly writes as a columnist to regional magazines and publications like Banipal.[2]


  • Akhir Al-Mahab (End of the Horizon) 1998
  • Malath Al-Rooh (Refuge of the Soul) 1991
  • Rahinat Al-Alam (Hostage to Pain) 2005


  1. ^ Banipal magazine
  2. ^ a b Paine, edited by Patty; Lodge,, Jeff; Touati, Samia (2011). Gathering the tide : an anthology of contemporary Arabian Gulf poetry (1st ed.). Reading, UK: Ithaca Press. p. 16. ISBN 9780863723759. 

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