Boumediene Belkebir

Boumediene Belkebir


بومدين بلكبير

Boumediene Belkebir is an Algerian academic, researcher, and novelist, born in 1979. He has published a book of writings entitled The Last Text Before the Silence (2014) and three novels : The Myth of the Strong Man (2016), Zoudj el Beghal (2018) and The Alley of the Italians (2021), as well as numerous academic books. He has worked as an assessor of various local and international cultural programmes and projects, such as the “Directions” programme (Beirut, 2017) aimed at helping writers and artists with their travel costs, and “The Exceptional Component” programme, supporting artists, intellectuals and technical people working in the arts and suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic (Beirut 2020). He was head of the committee assessing projects aimed at encouraging reading (as part of the reading forum of the Ministry of Culture and the Arts, 2021)

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Date of birth : 1979
Country of birth: Algeria
Country of residence: Algeria
Publisher(s): Al Ikhtilef
Contact: Farid Bounekhla (agent)

Selected bibliography

  • ثلات حيوات لرجل واحد, Three Lives for One Man*, Willows house for printing and publishing, South Sudan, 2021
  • خرافة الرجل القوي, The Myth of the Strong Man*, Willows house for printing and publishing, South Sudan, 2021
  • زنقة الطليان, The Alleys of the Italians*, Al Ikhtilef, Algeria, 2021
  • زُوجْ بْغَالْ, Two Mules*, Al Ikhtilef, Algeria, 2018

* Working title


Interview with longlisted author Boumediene Belkebir by Arab Fiction, March 2022

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