Dr. Lynda Chouiten


Department of English, University of Boumerdes, Boumerdes, AlgeriaPrimary Institution


Lynda Chouiten is Professor of literature in the department of English of the University of Boumerdès (Algeria); her PhD, awarded in 2013 by the National University of Ireland, Galway, was funded by the Irish Government under its PRTLI programme. She is the editor of Commanding Words: Essays on the Discursive Constructions, Manifestations, and Subversions of Authority (Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016) and the author of Isabelle Eberhardt and North Africa: A Carnivalesque Mirage (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015) as well as about twenty articles/book chapters. Chouiten is also a writer and a poet. So far, she has published two novels. Le Roman des Pôv’Cheveux, was in the short list of two prestigious prizes – le Prix Mohammed Dib and L’Escale d’Alger – in 2018 and Une Valse won the Assia Djebar Prize (le Grand Prix Assia Djebar) in 2019. Her first short story collection, Des Rêves à leur portée, was released in March 2022 while her first poetry collection (J’ai Connu les déserts et autres poèmes) was published in May 2023.

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Department of English, University of Boumerdes, Boumerdes, Algeria

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Jan, 2024 - Current

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