translation by William M. Hutchins
Abdullah Al Salem was born in Doha in 1975 and has also lived in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Jordan. In Qatar, he has served as manager of the Doha International Centre of Interfaith Dialog. On his website, Wosom, he publishes his literary work, including poetry, literary criticism, short stories, articles, and letters. He holds a master’s degree in law and is currently pursuing a PhD.