Saadawi Nawal El

Nawal El Saadawi is the author of Woman at Point Zero, God Dies by the Nile, and The Hidden Face of Eve, and nearly forty other works of fiction, non-fiction, drama, and memoir, which have been translated into more than thirty languages.

For over four decades, she has been Egypt’s most prominent feminist activist; she has survived prison, death threats, and the government shutdown of her Arab Women’s Solidarity Association and magazines she edited. She lived in exile for a number of years, and taught at and received honorary degrees from universities and colleges all over the world.