Amira Khelfallah

Amira Jihane Khelfallah

PhD student in Comparative Literature
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    • MSC 1107-146-100
    • Washington University
    • One Brookings Drive
    • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    Amira Khelfallah graduated from University of Constantine with a B.A. in 1997.

    Amira's play Les draps (Woven) -translated by Michael Overstreet - was published Spring 2021 in The Mercurian, The Theatrical Translation Review. (Volume 8, Number 3)

    Winner of the prestigious La Bourse du Centre National du Livre in France, March 2021, for her current novel. 

    Published nonfiction text in Algeria about her travel to Detroit in the literary criticism Review Fassl. Nous sommes tous des enfants de Motown. Fassl. N°3. Algiers, 2021.

    In 2020, her film Esseghayra (Miss) was selected in the Berlin International Film Festival and got the Special Mention the Jury, Category: Generation/ Children's Jury award,  and was a double winner at the Mediterranean Film Festival in Rome in Best Short Film and UNIMED Prize for Intercultural Dialogue.