Amir Tag Elsir
Amir Tag Elsir is a Sudanese writer, born in 1960. He studied medicine in Egypt and at the British Royal College of Medicine. He has published 14 books, including novels, biographies and poetry. His most important works are: The Dowry of Cries, The Copt’s Worries, The French Perfume and The Crawling of the Ants. His novel The Larvae Hunter was shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (2011). Some of his works have been translated into French and three novels are currently being translated into French, English and Italian.