Abdulrahman Matar

Abdulrahman Matar is a Canadian/Syrian journalist, novelist, and poet. He has written five books. He has been a political detainee five times for his opinions and writings critical of government policies. Abdulrahman is a member of PEN Canada and the Writers in Exile collective. He is a member of the Board of the Syrian Writers Association and managing editor of Awraq magazine.

He is the founder and director of the Syrian Mediterranean Cultural Forum — Toronto. It is a cultural forum concerned with introducing Arab and Mediterranean creators residing in Canada and their various literary and artistic works to Canadian society. The Forum has organized important cultural events across Ontario.

Abdulrahman is the winner of the Empowering Communities Award: Commitment to the Arts, Multicultural Festival / Toronto 2021.

Books By Abdulrahman Matar