Wiam El-Tamami is a writer, editor and translator. She has lived in Egypt, Vietnam, Turkey, England and Kuwait, travels far and wide, and is currently based in Istanbul.
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Wiam El-Tamami | Interview
‘So you see, translators tread a tricky tightrope between capturing the full implications of the Arabic while creating an English text that flows smoothly and doesn’t sound overwrought, dated, or downright melodramatic.’