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Doctor Hosam el-Zembely is a writer and the founder of the Egyptian Society for Science Fiction (ESSF).  He has also founded several cultural salons and public initiatives, the “Attitude Changer” being the best-known. He is the author of 3 SF novels and few short stories. His day job is as an associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Minia University and a part-time instructor at the American University in Cairo (AUC) in management science.


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21 Sep 2022

There is little more inspirational than a writer who devotes her talents to the work of others.
I was twelve when my mother was born. Twelve or thereabouts. If I’d been older, I could have said things like I never wanted to be a daughter; I don’t have a filial bone in my body. Relatives could have tilted their heads at me, insisting I’d change my mind. But I was twelve so I said nothing. I had no relatives.
a few miles from the fallout zone. / You double-check the index card
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