I am a poet without a mother tongue.

Driven by Sehnsucht- a longing so deep- it has no beginning and no end. I see the world through the languages I speak of which I master none.

ebtihalshedid (at) gmail (dot) com

Ebtihal Shedid is an Egyptian artist based  

in San Francisco. She has an MFA from California College of the Arts, San Francisco.

Shedid has an MA in Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies from Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany and a BA in German Studies from Cairo University, Egypt.

Between 2006 and 2016, Shedid has been working

as a drama and literature translator, in addition to theater production.


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