Joumana Haddad

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Personal information

Title: 
Author, Journalist, Translator, Instructor

Contact information (private)

Postbox: 
1212-Jounieh-Lebanon

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
An Nahar Newspaper
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Work email address: 
joumana.haddad@annahar.com.lb
Work email address 2: 
joumana.haddad01@lau.edu.lb

Social Media

Twitter: 
@joumana333

Education

Doctorate Degree candidate, Comparative Literature, Institute of Oriental Studies, Saint Joseph University, Lebanon.
Master's Degree, Translation, 2000-2006, Kaslik University, Lebanon.
Teaching Degree, Italian Language, 2003, University of Siena, Italy.
Bachelor Degree, Biology, 1988-1992, Lebanese University, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Literature
Women Rights
Sexual Awareness
Cultural Journalism
Languages: 
Arabic
French
English
Italian
Spanish
German
Armenian

Work history

Instructor, 2012-present, Lebanese American University.

Founder and Editor in Chief, 2009-present, Jasad Magazine.

Cultural Editor, 2005-present, An Nahar Newspaper.

Administrator, 2007-2011, International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF).

Journalist, 1997-2005, An Nahar Newspaper.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Haddad, J. (2012). Superman is an Arab. United Kingdom: Westbourne Press.
  • Haddad, J. (2010). I killed Scheherazade. United Kingdom: Saqi Books.
  • Haddad, J. (2007). Sayaji'u al-mawtu wa takunu lahu aynaki: mi'a wa khamsun shairan intaharu fi al-qarn al-ishreen [Death will come and it will have your eyes: anthology of 150 poets who committed suicide in the twentieth century]. Lebanon: Arab Scientific Publishers.
  • Haddad, J. (2006). Suhbat lusous annar [In the company of the fire thieves]. Lebanon: Dar An Nahar.
  • Haddad, J. (2004). awdat Lilit [Lilith's return]. Lebanon: Arab Scientific Publishers.

Awards and Distinctions

Received the "Rodolfo Gentili Prize" for her support of women's rights, 2010.

Received the "Blue Metropolis Arab Literary Prize" during the Montreal International Literary Festival organized by the Blue Metropolis Foundation for her literary achievements, 2010.

Received the "International Prize North-South Prize" by the Pescarabruzzo Foundation for her poetry writings, 2009.

Received the "Beirut-39 Prize" for being one of the 39 most interesting Arab writers under 39, 2009.

Received the "Arab Press Prize" for her cultural Journalistic achievements, 2006.