Ahmed Abdul Hussein
Ahmed Abdul Hussein an Iraqi poet born in Baghdad in 1966. He joined the Academy of Fine Arts/ Plastic Arts Department. In 1990 he had to flee Saddam Hussein's oppressive regime. He worked as a cultural editor for multiple newspapers. He wrote two collections; Painful Beliefs, Part 1, published in Spain, and Baptize Me with Wine Waves. He lived for five years in Canada to return home later, after 16 year-exile. He published other collections; Paradise of Nothingness, Painful Beliefs, Part 2, Thirst Does Not End, Neither Does the Fountain, A Proof Concerning the Falsehood of the World and A Child Playing with Theology.