Dima al-Shukr is a Syrian critic and translator, born in Damascus in 1972. She writes articles for the Arab cultural press. In the field of literary criticism, she has published Prosody, Past and Present and Arabic Prosody in the 13th Century (Post Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad), co-written with the French researcher Bruno Paoli. She has also published books translated from French, including In Praise of Borders by Régis Debray and The Mirror of Damascus by Jean-Pierre Filiu. Dima al-Shukr lives in Paris.