A Palestinian writer and poet Heba Kamal Abu Nada died in Israeli bombing in the Gaza Strip, Gulf Today reported.
The Palestinian Ministry of Culture mourned the deceased in a statement on its account on the social networking site Facebook, explaining that the deceased wrote stories, novels, and poetry.
She was born in Saudi Arabia in 1991, from a refugee family from Beit Jirja, which was displaced in 1948.
Heba Kamal studied biochemistry and educational rehabilitation, worked in education sector, and won several awards, the most important of which was first place in the short story in Palestine, and second place in the Arab world with the Sharjah Award for Arab Creativity for her novel “Oxygen is not for the dead.”
Published in Dawn, October 23rd, 2023