A Palestinian poet born in Nablus in 1951, Rashed Issa graduated from the Department of Arabic Language at the University of Jordan in 1993 and went on to earn his Master’s and PhD from the same university in 1996 and 2003, respectively. He has greatly contributed greatly to the Arabic poetry landscape over his 30-year long career through numerous poetic and critical works.
When his soul left his body and this world, he left a house for poetry, a place for his things, and walls where the poetry he loved would remain. The Bahraini poet Ibrahim Al Arrayed, and all those who (followed) him in his literary journey and translated works, were retained by the Sheikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Centre for Culture and Research in his city which he belonged, Manama. For it was the house of fame, as the first among the homes of cultural centers outside the city of Muharraq.Read More