Emily Nasrallah died at the age of 87, and the funeral will be held tomorrow in Zahle. Emily Nasrallah is a Lebanese writer who was born in 1931 in the southern village of Kefir and published a number of children’s stories and collections. She received several prizes including the poet Said Akl in Lebanon, the Fairuz Prize, the Gibran Khalil Gibran Award from the Arab Heritage Association in Australia, IBBY “Diary of a Hr”.
She received her university education at the American University of Beirut and received her master’s degree in 1958, married Philip Nasrallah and gave birth to four children: Ramzi, Maha, Khalil and Mona. She worked as a journalist, journalist, writer, teacher, lecturer, and activist in women’s rights. Her first novel was published in 1962 (September Birds) and won three literary awards. Many of her novels have been translated into English and French. (Story), The Fountain (short story), The Woman in the 17 Story (novel), The Story of the Story (Short Story), Short Stories (short story), Black Nights (short story), Southern Riad (Short Story), Short Stories The story of children, Shadi the young (Children’s story), The Diary of a Hr (Children’s Story), Al-Wahm Island (children’s story), The Ice Mat (Children’s Story), Anda Khutta (Story), leading women from East and West (6 parts).