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Carol Sansour is a poet born in Palestine in 1972.


Her first book, في المشمش, In the Time of the Apricots, appeared in a trilingual edition in 2019 in Cairo by Kottob Khan ed. The French translation has been published in Geneva by Héros Limite ed. in May 2022, coupled to another collection of her, Jasmina.


Throughout her career, Sansour worked in a variety of professions relating to communications, community mobilization and media. She likes to think of herself as a cultural agitator and social provocateur with an interest in post-national, post-gender, and post-religion identities.

By the Time of the Apricots

bilingual reading by Carol Sansour (poems in Arabic) and Christelle Saez (poems in English)
















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