Amjad Nasser

2011 Judge

Judge Profile: 

Amjad Nasser is a Jordanian writer and journalist. He has co-founded a number of Arabic publications, including Al-Quds al-Arabi newspaper, published in London since 1989, of which he is the cultural editor. He won the Mohammed al-Maghout Prize for Poetry (2006), the Prize for Creative Writing in Jordan (2008) and the Ibn Battuta Prize for Travel Writing (2009). He has published nine poetry collections, four books of travel writing and a novel. His works have been translated into French, German, Italian, Spanish and English.