Dr. Sahar Khalifeh
سحر خليفة



sahar khalifeh سحر خليفةDr. Sahar Khalifeh


Address:
P.O.Box: 1257
Code: 11953, Amman - Jordan
Telefax: x962 – 6 - 5348305
Email: Khalifeh@next.jo
Profession: Writer, novelist, researcher

Education:


BA: English / American Literature – Bir Zeit University, 1977
Diploma: Creative Writing – The International Writing Program – The University of Iowa, 1978
MA: English / American Literature – The University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, USA. 1982
Ph. D. in Women Studies & ِAmerican Women’s Literature – The University of Iowa, USA. 1988.

Professional Experience:
General Manager of Women and Family Affairs Center – Nablus, 1988 – 2003
General Manager of Women’s Affairs Center – Gaza, 1991 – 1994
Editor of Women’s Affairs Journal, 1989 – 1995
Teaching Assistant at the Department of English and Women Studies Department – The University of Iowa, 1984 – 1987
Director of cultural activities - Bir Zeit University, 1978 - 1980
Director of Public Relations and Information Office – Bir Zeit University, 1976 - 1978
At the moment: fultime writer

Sholarships and Awards


1. Honor List at Bir Zeit University, 1973 - 1977
2. Creative Writing grant from Bir Zeit University for writing the novel Sun Flower, 1978 - 1980
3. Scholarship from ICA to the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, 1978
4. Fulbright Scholarship for Masters degree, 1980 -1982
5. Peace Award from Women of Color Association – Iowa, 1984
6. Medal of Appreciation and Friendship from the Municipality of Bolgn for Italian – Palestinian women’s development, 1991
7. Alberto Moravia Award of International fiction, 1996
8. Award from Bir Zeit University for creativity and commitment to women’s development, 1999
9. Qassim Amin medal for women’s writings, 1999
10. Award for Creative and Artistic Excellence, the University of Al Cala, Spain, 2003
11. Award for creativity and literary commitment from Petra University – Amman – Jordan 2005
12. Naguib Mahfouz Award for my novel: The Picture, The Icon, the Covenent.

Novels


We Are No More Your Slaves

 
Dar El Maaref – Cairo, 1994
Dar El Adab – Beirut, 1987
Dramatized as serial for The Middle East Broadcasting Service, 1977
Dramatized as TV serial in Egypt, 1980

Wild Thorns


Galelio, Jerusalem, 1976
Dar El Jalil, Damascus, 1984
Dar El Adab, Beirut, 1987
Mifras, Israel, (Hebrew), 1977
Gallimard, Paris, (French), 1978
Unionsverlag, Zurich, (German), 1980
Unionsverlag, Zurich, (German), 1983
Unionsverlag, Zurich, (German), 2002
NOVIB, Amsterdam, (Dutch), 1981
De Geus, Amsterdam, (Dutch), 2nd edition, 1991
AL Saqi, London, (English), London, 1984
Olive Tree, USA, (English), 2nd edition, 1987
Interlink Books, (English), 3rd edition, 2002
Diwan, Jacarta, (Malesya), 1992
Zala Prata, Madrid (Spanish), 1994
Marietti, Rome, (Italian ), 1996
Kedros Publishing, Athens, (Greek), 2005
Hankuk University Press, Seoul, (Korean), 2005

Sunflower


Dar El Kateb, Jerusalem, 1980
Ibn Rushd, Beirut, 1980
Dar El Jalil, Damascus, 1984
Dar El Adab, Beirut, 1984
Unionsverlag, Zurich, (German), 1982
Unionsverlag, Zurich, (German), 2nd edition, 2003
Novib, Amsterdam, (Dutch), 1983
Gallimard, Paris, (French), 1985
Mifras, Israel, (Hebrew), 1985
Taccadum, Moscow, (Russian), 1986
De Geus, Amsterdam, (2nd edition), 1991


Memoirs of an Unrealistic Woman


Dar El Adab, Beirut, 1986
Unionsverlag, Zurich, (German), 1988
De Geus, Amsterdam, 1989
Giunti, Florence, (Italian), 1990

El Saha


Dar El Adab, Beirut, 1991
Unionsverlag, Zurich, (German), 1992
De Geus, Amsterdam, (Dutch), 1993
Flamarion, Paris, (French), 1996
Giovenci, Rome, (Italian) 1998

The Inheritance


Dar El Adab, Beirut, 1996
Unionsverlag, Zurich, (German) 2000
Buchergilde Gutenberg, Germany, 2002
The American University Press, Cairo, (English), 2006
De Geus, Amsterdam, (Dutch), 2008
Elisso Edizioni, Rome, (Italian), under translation
ASIA Publishers, Seoul, (Korean), 2009
Pax Forlag, Oslo, Norway, 2009

صورة وأيقونة وعهد قديمThe Picture, The Icon, The Covenent


Dar El Adab, Beirut, 2002
Unionsverlag, Zurich, (German) 2004
The American University Press, Cairo, (English), 2006
Cahoba, Barcelona, Spain, 2008
ASIA Publishers, Seoul, (Korean), under translation

ربيع حار Hot Spring


Dar El Adab, Beirut, August 2004
Dar El Hilal, Cairo, 2004
Ogarit, Ramallah, 2004
Interlink Publishing, USA, (English), will appear in 2007
Editions Du Seuil, Paris, (French), will appear in 2007
Giunti Editore, Milan, (Italian), will appear in 2008
Unionsverlag, Switzerland, will appear in 2008
Kastaniotis, Athens, Greece, will appear in 2008
ASIA Publishers, Seoul, (Korean), under translation

Roots and Branches أصلٌ وفصل


Dar El Adab, Beirut, 2009
The American University Press, Cairo, (English) under translation