Mohammed Ebnu

Is a poet from Western Sahara who writes in Spanish.

Mohammed Ebnu was born in the Western Sahara in 1968 and studied Spanish language and literature in Cuba. His poetry reflects the war, exile and the harsh living conditions of Saharawis in occupied Sahara and in the refugee camps. He has been included in two Saharawi poetry anthologies in Spanish: Añoranza [Longing] and Bubisher. He has also published two collections of his own: Voz de fuego [Voice of Fire] and Nómada en el exilio [Nomad in Exile]. He is a founder member of the Saharawi Friendship Generation.

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