Yara El Gladban

A Palestinian novelist and anthropologist, Yara El-Ghadban lives and writes in Montreal. She has published at Mémoire d'encrier three novels, L'ombre de l'olivier (2011), Nour's perfume (2015) and I am Ariel Sharon (2019 Metropolis Blue Festival Diversity Award) published in 2018. Laureate With the 2017 Victor-Martyn-Lynch-Staunton Award from the Canada Council for the Arts, Yara El-Ghadban is also President of the Espace de la Diversité, an organization that fights racism and exclusion through literature.

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