Rodaan Al Galidi

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Rodaan Al Galidi in 2016

Rodaan Al Galidi (born 1971) is a Dutch writer of Iraqi descent. A trained engineer, he fled his native Iraq and came to the Netherlands in 1998. Al Galidi writes both prose and poetry in Dutch, a language he taught himself. His novel De autist en de postduif (The autist and the carrier-pigeon) won the EU Prize for Literature.[1]

Publication in English[edit]

  • Rodhan Al-Khalidi: Thirsty river. Liverstock, Aflame, 2009. ISBN 978-1-906300-10-4