Widad Nabi

born in 1985 in Kobanî, Syria, is a Kurdish-Syrian author. She studied economics in Syria and writes for numerous Arabic, English, and French-language newspapers and magazines. In Germany her texts have appeared in the »Berliner Zeitung«, »SPON«, and »Kursbuch« as well as in anthologies. In 2018 she received the first »Weiter Schreiben« grant in Wiesbaden. In 2019 she published »Frühling« (tr: Spring), her first book in German, with poems about love, women’s rights, and Exile.