Ibrahim Nasrallah is a Jordanian-Palestinian poet, novelist, professor, painter and photographer who was born in the Wihdat refugee camp at Amman, Jordan. He studied in the UN agency for Palestine Refugees schools and at the UNRWA Teacher Training College in Amman. He is in charge of cultural activities at Darat-al-Funun in Amman. He has published 14 books of poetry, 13 novels and two children's books. In 2009 his novel The Time of White Horses was shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction.