Shahd Al Shammari

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Kuwaiti author Dr. Shahd Al Shammari teaches literature at the Gulf University for Science and Technology in Kuwait. Her research areas include Women’s Studies, Disability Studies in literature, and more recently, illness narratives. She has authored Literary Madness in British, Postcolonial, and Bedouin Women’s Writing (2016), Forget the Words (2016), and On Love and Loss, and The Secret of 50/50. Her latest is a collection of short stories Notes on the Flesh, a biomythography that deals with gender, race, and disability in Kuwait. Notes on the Flesh has participated in book festivals and conferences worldwide and continues to attract academic and public interest.