BiographyMohamed Bachkar was born in 1969 in Rabat, Morocco. He is a poet, writer, and journalist. As a matter of fact, because of the interesting weekly column he writes in al-Alam newspaper, many readers first came to know him as a young gifted journalist. His journalistic style is a unique combination of commentary, wit, and poetry.
Mohamed Bachkar published two books of poetry, Mamaika fi Masahhat al-Jahim (Tangier 1999), and Khabtu Tair (Casablanca 2002). He is a member of both the union of Moroccan Writers and the House of Poetry in Morocco. He participated in many poetry festivals, and remains highly optimistic about the life-changing role of poetry.
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