Maudie Bitar

2012 Judge

Judge Profile: 

Maudie Bitar is a Lebanese journalist and literary critic. She worked as a journalist for the Lebanese newspaper Al-Nhar, writing in its student, war coverage, and literary criticism sections and published short stories in the same newspaper. She became editor of the family page for Al-Hayat newspaper in London and is the author of articles in Al-Wasat magazine published by the Al-Hayat publishing house. She is a literary critic of Arabic and Western literature and has had a column on Western literature in Al-Hayat from 2000 until the present.