Ghada Alatrash


Syrian-Canadian author and translator Ghada Alatrash is a Doctoral Student at the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. She has an MA in English Literature from the University of Oklahoma. One of her goals is to amplify the voices of the margin¬alized through her writings. She translated a collection of Arabic poems by Youssef Abdul Samad published as So that the Poem Remains.

Ghada and other Syrian artists were profiled on the PBS NEWSHOUR at

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Stripped to the Bone: Portraits of Syrian Women
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 26,170. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Biographical
Set between war-torn Syria and the West, Stripped to the Bone explores issues of identity, love, strife, courage and resilience in seven fictional portraits of Syrian women. Paperback edition 5.5" x 8.25" 173 pages ISBN 978-1-927032-46-6

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conflict    fiction    middle east    poetry    short stories    syria    women