July 17, 2023

The Challenges of Building a Bridge between Cultures

Building bridges between cultures is a great work that requires patience and deep faith to bear fruit; people are usually drawn to what they are familiar […]
November 14, 2019

From The African Magazine

Sudanese poet and essayist Amr Muneer Dahab’s cry against the dominance of the novel as a writing genre (From The African Magazine – By LOU SIFA) […]
November 14, 2019

From The National Newspaper

‘Damn the Novel’: Does this privileged genre obscure other forms of creative writing? Sudanese author Amr Muneer Dahab’s book argues that the novel is crushing all […]
August 29, 2019

Who Invented the Novel?

An Introductory Question Is the novel a literary invention that was made decades or even hundreds of years ago?   The Invention of the Novelist and […]
August 21, 2019

Engineering & Writing

(From a speech delivered at Brighton College)   When I was at high school, and even just before sitting for the Secondary School Certificate examinations, I […]
June 22, 2019

Why Damn the Novel?

I am a Sudanese essayist and poet, currently focused on writing critical essays tackling controversial cultural, literary, intellectual, and political issues in the Arab world and worldwide. I […]
June 22, 2019

Categories of Writing

Introduction Apart from writing trends affecting the domination of a specific genre at a certain time, the categories of writing within any genre depend on many […]
June 22, 2019

My Books in Arabic

Introduction I have more than twenty books published in Arabic. These books cover studies of Arab and Sudanese national character/identity, artistic and literary criticism, as well […]

Book Reviews

August 19, 2019

Midwest Book Review of Damn the Novel

An iconoclastic, thoughtful and thought-provoking read from first page to last, “Damn the Novel: when a Privileged Genre Prevails Over All Forms of Creative Writing” is […]
July 15, 2019

The US Review of Books – Damn the Novel

“Although life is full of pleasure within the realm of what is permitted in accordance with customs and ethics, literature and art still insist on raising […]
June 29, 2019

Pacific Book Review of Damn the Novel

An interesting blend of Arabic literary history combined with social commentary is at the core of Amr Muneer Dahab’s provoking work titled Damn the Novel. Fiction has […]