Abla Farhoud began to write for the theatre in the early 1980s. She has since written several plays, eight of which have been staged or given staged readings in Québec, France, Belgium, Lebanon, and Ivory Coast. Four have been translated and produced in English in Canada and the U.S.A., one in Catalan in Barcelona. The first of her three novels was published in 1998, while a number of plays and short stories remain unpublished. She has received several prizes, including the Prix Arletty de l’Universalité de la langue française (1993) for La possession du prince. Her plays and novels address issues of exile, migrancy, war, death, loss, radical rupture in life’s course, …

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Forsyth, Louise. "Abla Farhoud". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 24 February 2007
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