Ahmed al-Madini
Ahmed al-Madini is a scholar, a novelist, a poet, and a translator from Morocco. He was born near Casablanca in 1947. Al-Madini studied in Paris and was awarded a doctoral degree from the Sorbonne. He...
Mohammed ibn Qasim ibn Zakur
Abu Abdallah Mohammed ibn Qasim ibn Zakur (died 1708) was a Moroccan poet, historian and travel writer from Fes. He was a pupil of the school of Abu Ali al-Hassan al-Yusi. He wrote poetry, history, bi...
Ibn Zaydan
Abd al-Rahman ibn Zaydan (1878–1946) was a Moroccan historian and literary author. He was a great-grandson of sultan Moulay Ismael and is considered one of the best sources on the history of his nativ...
Abdellatif Laabi
Abdellatif Laâbi is a Moroccan poet, born in 1942 in Fes, Morocco. Laâbi, then teaching French, founded with other poets the artistic journal Souffles, an important literary review in 1966. It was con...
Abdelkarim Tabbal
Abdelkarim Tabbal (born 1931 in Chefchaouen, Morocco) is a Moroccan poet. Tabbal first published his poems in 1952 in the magazine Al-Anis. His poems are distinguishable for their use of rhyme and met...
Abu al-Abbas al-Jarawi
Abu al-Abbas Ahmad Ibn Abd as-Salam al-Jarawi (1133-1212) was the official poet of the Almohad dynasty. He published his poems in a diwan. Ibn Idhari quotes 300 lines by Al-Jarawi in his Al-Bayan al-M...
Allal El Hajjam
Allal El Hajjam (born in 22 December 1949) is a poet and professor of Arabic language in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco. Previously he taught...
Mohammed al-Haik
Ibn Abdallah Mohammed ibn al-Hussein al-Haik (born in Tétouan, Morocco) was a Moroccan poet, musician and author of a songbook (el-kunash) comprising eleven nubas, that had been handed down for genera...
Siham Benchekroun
Siham Benchekroun is a Moroccan novelist and poet.
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Hamdun ibn al-Hajj al-Fasi
Hamdun ibn al Hajj or in full Abu al-Fayd Hamdun ibn Abd al-Rahman ibn Hamdun ibn Abd al-Rahman Mohammed ibn al-Hajj al-Fasi al-Sulami al-Mirdasi (1760–1817) was one of the most outstanding scholars o...
Ahmed Joumari
Ahmed Joumari (1939 Casablanca – 1995) was a Moroccan writer and poet. He was one of the pioneers of modern Arabic poetry in Morocco.
Isaac Uziel
Isaac ben Abraham Uziel (d. April 1, 1622, Amsterdam) (Hebrew: יצחק בן אברהם עזיאל) was a Spanish physician, poet and grammarian, born at Fez. At one time he held the position of rabbi at Oran, but l...
Wafaa Lamrani
Wafaa Lamrani (born 1960, in Ksar el-Kebir) is a Moroccan poet. She was featured with two poems, The Wail of Heights and I am Consecrated to the Coming One in The Poetry of Arab Women: A Contemporary...
Mohammed al-Harraq al-Alami
Sidi Abou Abdallah Mohammed ben Mohammed ben AbdelWahed al-Alami al-Moussaoui al-Harraq was a well known Soufi poet and teacher from Morocco. He was born in 1772 in Chefchaouen and died 25 August 1845...
Ismail ibn al-Ahmar
Abu l-Walid Ismail ibn Yusuf Ibn al-Ahmar (Granada? 1324/1326 – Fes 1404/1407) was a Moroccan historian of the fourteenth century, the time of the Marinid dynasty. He was a contemporary of Ibn Khaldun...
Idriss ibn al-Hassan al-Alami
Idriss ibn al-Hassan al-Alami (1925-2007) (إدريس بن الحسن العلمي) was a Moroccan poet and translator. He is also the author of several books on the Arab language. Among the books he translated into Ar...
Mohammed Bennis
Mohammed Bennis is a Moroccan poet and one of the most important poets of the Modern Arabic Poetry. He was born in Fez, Morocco, in 1948.He contributes energetically to the modern Arabic poetry and he...
Ibn al-Khatib
Lisan ad-Din ibn al-Khatib (Born 16 November 1313, Loja– died 1374, Fes, Morocco) (Full name Muhammad ibn Abd Allah ibn Said ibn Ali ibn Ahmad al-Salmani) was an Arab polymath poet, writer, historian...
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Zahra Mansouri
Zahra Mansouri (Arabic: الزهرة المنصوري‎) is a Moroccan poet. Her poems were published in: The Poetry of Arab Women : A Contemporary Anthology, United States, ed. Interlink Books, 2001,...
Al-Buzidi al-Bujrafi
Al-Yazid al-Buzidi Bujrafi (born 1925) is a prominent Berber Sufi poet and shaykh of the Alawi-Darqawi order, a branch of the Shadhili order. He lives at his Zawiya in Zaghanghan, Nador.
He was bo...
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Mririda n’Ait Attik
Mririda n’Ait Attik (Arabic: مريريدة ن-أيت عتيق) (c. 1900 – c. 1930s) was a Berber Moroccan poet writing in Tashelhit. She was born in Megdaz in the Tassaout valley. Her poems were put to paper ...
Abderrahman El Majdoub
Sidi Abderrahman el Majdoub (Arabic: عبد الرحمان المجذوب ‎, 1506-1568), also transcribed as Mejdub, full name al-Shaykh Abu Zayd Abderrahman al-Majdoub Ibn Ayyad Ibn Yaacub Ibn Salama Ibn K...
Mohammed Awzal
Mohammed Awzal (1680–1749) (Berber: Muḥemmed Awzal, Arabic: محمد أوزال‎), also known as Muhammad ibn Ali Awzal or al-Awzali was a religious Berber poet. He is considered the most important a...
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Mohammed ibn Idris al-Amrawi
Mohammed ibn Idris al-Amrawi (1794–1847), or, in full, Abu Abdallah Mohammed ibn Idris ibn Mohammed ibn Idris ibn Mohammed ibn Idris (three times) ibn al-Hajj Mohammed al-Azammuri al-Amrawi al-Fasi wa...
Abdelaziz al-Maghrawi
Abu Faris abd al-Aziz al-Maghrawi was a Moroccan poet and the first known author of a qasida written in malhun. He was one of the poets of the court of the Saadian sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578–1602). ...
Ibn Juzayy
Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn Ahmad Ibn Juzayy al-Kalbi (1321 - 1357) (in Arabic, محمد بن محمد بن أحمد بن عبد الله بن يحيى بن يوسف بن عبد الرحمن بن جزي الكلبي الغرناطي) was a scholar, write...
Ibn al-Khabbaza
Abu l-Hassan ibn al-Khabbaza (died 1239) was a kadi, historian and poet active during the reign of the Almohad Sultan Abu al-Ala Idris al-Mamun (r. 1227–32) in Seville, al-Andalus and Marrakesh, Moro...
Mohamed Serghini
Mohamed Serghini (born 1930) is a famous Moroccan poet. Serghini is the author of several poetry collections, a novel and numerous translations. In 2004 he was awarded the Prix International de Poésie...
Mohammed ibn Mohammed Alami
Mohammed ben Mohammed Alami (1932–1993) was a Moroccan poet. He belongs to the generation of Moroccan poets who published their writings in magazines and newspapers. Much later, his work was published...
Ibn al-Wannan
Abu al-Abbas Ahmad ibn Mohammed Ibn al-Wannan (from Fez, died 1773) was a Moroccan poet. His fame was especially based on his poem al-Shamaqmaqiyya, a survey of traditional Arabic culture in which he...