Abboud al Jabiri
The Iraqi poet and translator, Abboud al Jabiri, was born in Najaf in 1963. A member of the Iraqi Writers' Union and the Arab Writers' Union, he was one of the founders of the Iraqi Youth Literature forum.
His two poetry collections are Index of Faults (2007) and Lean on his Blindness (2009).
Since 1993, he has lived and worked in Amman, in Jordan.