Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi

Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi is widely regarded as one of the leading African poets writing in Arabic. Famous since a teenager, he is admired for the lyric intensity of his poetry and for his principled opposition to Sudan’s dictatorship. His Collected Poems was published in 2010. A distinguished journalist, he was forced into exile in 2012 and now lives in London.