Abdellah TAÏA (Morocco)

taa-abdellah Abdellah Taïa was born in Rabat in 1973 into a poor family. He lived in the city of Salé until 1998. He now lives in Paris. Editions du Seuil has published five books in French inspired by his life; amongst them Le Rouge du tarbouche (2005), L'armée du salut (2006) and Une mélancolie arabe (2008). His work has been translated into several languages. He was been shortlisted twice for the prestigious French literary prize, le Renaudot. Abdellah Taïa is the first Moroccan and Arab writer to declare publicly his homosexuality.
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