Muhsin Al-Ramli is a well-known figure in the world of Arabic literature. He is a writer, poet, academic and translator from Spanish to Arabic of many literary classics. He has written over 20 books, many of which have been translated into other languages, including English.
His novels Dates on my Fingers and The President’s Gardens were longlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction. His Scattered Crumbs won the American Translation Award.
He obtained his PhD in Philosophy and Letters. His thesis was called The Traces of Islamic Culture in Don Quixote.
He has lived in Madrid since 1995 where he is a professor at Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus.