Muhsin al-Ramli was born in Sudar, Northern Iraq in 1967. He initially worked as a journalist in Iraq and Jordan. In 1995 he moved to Madrid, where he taught Arabic and earned his Ph. D. in philosophy and philology from the Autonomous University of Madrid with a thesis on the effect of Islamic culture on Don Quixote. He has since translated many Spanish works into Arabic. He has written plays, poetry, and novels. His brother was the writer Hassan Mutlak, who was hanged for his part in an attempted coup d’état.
(Only books translated into English)
2000 لفَتيت المُبَعثَ (Scattered Crumbs) (novel)
2003 تمر الأصابع، رواية (We Are All Widowers of The Answers) (poetry)
2009 تمر الأصابع، (Dates on My Fingers) (novel)
2012 رواحدائق الرئيس، حدائق الرئيةة (The President’s Gardens) (novel)
2019 بنت الدجلة (Daughter of the Tigris) (novel)