Isabella Camera D'Afflitto

2011 Judge

Judge Profile: 

Isabella Camera D’Afflitto is an Italian academic, translator and critic. She is a professor of contemporary Arab literature in the College of Oriental Studies at La Sapienza University in Rome and a member of the board of Advanced Studies of Naples University. She has written many literary studies and articles, mainly on the theme of contemporary Arabic literature, which have been published in various Italian and international journals. Since 1993 she has edited the series Contemporary Arab Writers published by Jouvens Publishing in Rome and has thus overseen the translation of 40 novels by some of the most famous Arab writers.