Walid Soliman is writer, essayist and translator, born on April 11, 1975 in Tunis, Tunisia. Events 491 - Flavius Anastasius becomes Byzantine Emperor, with the name of Anastasius I. Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Tunis ( Arabic: تونس Tūnis) is the Capital of the Tunisian Republic and also the Tunis Tunisia (تونس Tūnis officially the Tunisian Republic ( is a country located in North Africa.
Walid Soliman followed his secondary studies in the "Sadikia" (the first modern secondary school in Tunisia, founded in 1875). Tunisia (تونس Tūnis officially the Tunisian Republic ( is a country located in North Africa. After his university studies in English language and literature, he obtained a degree in translation from the Insitut Supérieur de Langue (University of Tunis I).
Walid Soliman is considered as one of the most innovative and original figures in contemporary Tunisian literature. Thanks to his perfect mastery of several languages and his deep knowledge of the main sources of thought and literature, he has ensured for himself a prominent position in the Tunisian cultural milieu. His translations into Arabic of quality texts written by the most important figures of world literature (Jorge Luis Borges, Charles Baudelaire, Gabriel García Márquez, André Breton, Mario Vargas Llosa. Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez (born March 6 1927 is a Colombian André Breton (in French ɑ̃dʀe bʀəˈtɔ̃ ( February 19, 1896 &ndash September 28, 1966) was a French Writer, Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Llosa (born March 28 1936 is a Peruvian writer Politician, Journalist, and Essayist. . . ) are considered as authoritative.
Besides his translations into Arabic, Walid Soliman has translated several Tunisian poets into French and English. Currently, he is preparing an "Anthology of Tunisian Poetry" (in French).
Furthermore, Walid Soliman is ex-president of the ATPCC (Tunisian Association for the Promotion of Cinema Criticism), and he has many contributions in several magazines and newspapers in Tunisia and other countries (Al-Quds, Akhbar Al-Adab, Jeune Afrique, etc. ).
He is currently editor-in-chief of the cultural online magazine "DEDALUS" .