Mohammed Khudayyir

MOHAMMED KHUDAYYIR was born in Basra, Iraq, where he still lives. He is the author of several collections of short stories. He was awarded the Oweiss Prize in 2004. WILLIAM HUTCHINS is the principal translator of Naguib Mahfouz’s Cairo Trilogy (AUC Press, 1989–1992), and recently translated Ibrahim al-Mazini’s Ten Again and other stories (AUC Press, 2006).