Khaled Al Khamissi

TaxiKhaled Al Khamissi is the founder and president of the Quena storytelling festival and the Mansoura literary festival.  His 2007 collection Taxi: Cabbie Talk has been translated into 21 languages, including English; his novel [Noah’s Ark] appeared in 2009, and was followed, in 2014, by the non-fiction 2011. He is extensively involved in organizing public events to promote Arab and Egyptian literatures, cinemas, and culture.