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Hamdi Abu Golayyel

Author of A Dog with No Tail

Includes the names: Hamdi Abu Julayyil, Hamdi Abu Golayyel, Ḥamdī Abū Julayyil

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HAMDI ABU GOLAYYEL was born in the Fayoum, Egypt, in 1967. He is the author of three short story collections and two novels, the first of which, Thieves in Retirement, was published in English in 2007. He is editor-in-chief of the Popular Studies series, which specializes in folklore research, and writes for the Emirates newspaper al-Ittihad. Under Construction was awarded the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature in 2008.
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