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Amir Tag Elsir

Amir Tag Elsir

Amir Tag Elsir is a Sudanese writer and doctor and has published a number of novels, biographies and volumes of poetry. His novel The Grub Hunter (2010) was shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction in 2011. His first novel Karmakul came out in 1988. Having studied medicine in Egypt and at the British Royal College of Medicine, he now lives in Doha, Qatar.