Diaa Jubaili

Diaa Jubaili was born in 1977 and still lives in Basra. Growing up he was unable to complete his education due to war and the economic blockade during the 90’s. He is the author of five novels – The Curse of the Marquis (2007), which won the Dubai Magazine Award, The Ugly face of Vincent (2009), Bogeys, the Bizarre (2011), General Stanley Maude’s Souvenir (2014) and The Lion of Basra (2016).