Evelyne Accad

Evelyne Accad was born in Beirut, Lebanon. She is a writer, poet, singer, and composer. She is Professor Emeritus of comparative French and Arabic literature, and African and feminist studies at the University of Illinois, as well as at the LAU in Beirut. She has written many books, studies, and novels in English and French. Her work has been translated to many languages and awarded multiple prizes.