Radwa Ashour, born in EL-Manial, graduated from Cairo University with a BA in 1967, and MA. in 1972, and from University of Massachusetts Amherst with a Ph.D. in African American Literature in 1975. She taught at AIn Shams University, Cairo. Ashour left behind her husband, the great Palestinian poet and memoirist Mourid Barghouti, and her son, the poet and political scientist Tamim.
Credit: Mansoura Ez Eldin