Yahya Al Qaisi is a contemporary
Jordanian writer whose work deals with controversial political issues
and social taboos in the Arab and Islamic society.
Born in Hartha-Jordan in 1963, al Qaisi is a writer, a movie critic, and
a journalist, who received his Bachelors degree in English Literature
from Philadelphia University in 1999.
He has published one novel and two collections of short stories
including: 'Gate of Confusion' (2006), 'Cracked Desires' (1997), 'Entry
to the Aqua Time' (1990), and 'Writing Fever' interviews (2004). He also
produced 23 documentary films about distinguished Jordanian cultural
Al Qaisi worked in the Ministry of Culture for several years as Head of
the International Cultural Affairs. He is currently working as a
producer for the Amman-based ATV.
His promising recently published novel Gate of Confusion shows rare
talent at work. It is one of the few modern and contemporary novels that
combine a mystic understanding of the modern world and the universal
challenges that face each and every individual who is willing to take
one step above the crowd.
' Arab World Books