Nadia Chafik

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Nadia Chafik

Nadia Chafik (born 1962 in Casablanca) is a Moroccan novelist.

Nadia Chafik studied at Montreal University (Master & Ph.D) and she taught (as "Chargée de cours") in the same university during two years. Her principal academic works are: "Être romancière au Maghreb" (1988) and Une autre lecture du Maghreb à travers l'art scriptural et pictural français du 19e siècle (1998).

After teaching also at Ibn Tofaïl University of Kénitra, Nadia Chafik follows her career at Mohammed V University of Rabat where she teaches Literature and organizes some cultural activities like: "Ateliers d'écriture", or "Rencontres avec les auteurs".

She published short stories and three novels. Nos jours aveugles (Our blind days) is her first collection of short stories. The last one is: Tête de poivre (April, 2012) for which she was nominated for the Prix Grand Atlas 2012 of French Embassy. A critic of French Institute in Morocco writes about this book: " autant de fragments de vie qui mettent à l'honneur la poésie de l'existence".

Books[edit]

  • L'atelier d'écriture. Un Laboratoire à large spectre didactique, academic work, 2013
  • Tête de poivre, short stories, 2012
  • Nos jours aveugles, , short stories, 2005
  • A l'ombre du Jugurtha, novel, 2000 - Love between a French woman and an Amazigh man.
  • Le secret des djinns, novel, 1998 - A strange man story.
  • Filles du vent, novel, 1995 - Madness and misfortune's single mother

Collective books[edit]

  • 37 printemps, Écoute retomber le silence (extract), poetry, in Mots de neige, de sable et d'Océan, 2008
  • Clair-Obscur, in Regards d'enfant, 2003
  • Ce pays, ne l'as-tu pas rêve ?, in Perles de l'Atlantique. Les Carnets marocains, short text, 2001
  • Le Tatouage bleu, in Des Nouvelles du Maroc, 1999
  • Écoute retomber le silence (extract), poetry, in Sources - Revue de la Maison de la Poésie, Namur n°18, 1997
  • Entre chiens et loups, in Anthologie de la nouvelle maghrébine, 1996
  • Bribes, in Liberté n°182, Montréal-Canada, 1989

References[edit]

  • Ambassade de France au Maroc, [1]

External links[edit]

  • "Au-delà de la condition des femmes : les romans de Nadia Chafik", by Mana Derakhshani, Saint Mary’s College [2] p. 8
  • Radio Interview, by Patrice Martin, Médi1 [3]
  • Photo [4]
  • Photo [5]

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