|born on||26 May 1946 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )|
|Place||Cairo, Egypt, 30n03, 31e15|
|Timezone||EET h2e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||04°18' 29°22 Asc. 19°32'|
Egyptian novelist who won the 2007 Constantine Cavafy Prize for Literature.
Radwa Ashour graduated from Cairo University with a BA in 1967, and MA in 1972, and from University of Massachusetts Amherst with a PhD in African American Literature in 1975. Her dissertation was titled: The search for a Black poetics: a study of Afro-American critical writings. She teaches at Ain Shams University, Cairo. She married Palestinian poet Mourid Barghouti in 1970.
Sy Scholfield quotes "Specters" by Radwa Ashour (Interlink Books, 2010), p. 68: "Helbawi House, called after its owner Ibrahim al-Helbawi, is the house in which I was born. My mother gave birth to me at six o'clock on Sunday morning, the 26th of May, 1946."
- Vocation : Education : Teacher
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction