Bassem Abbas

Bassem Abbas Biography

 

Bassem Abbas – Lebanon

BA in Arabic Language and Literature from the Lebanese University in 1982

Secretary of Internal Affairs and Enrollment in the Lebanese Writers Union since 2008

Member of the Union of Arab Writers

Founding member of the Lebanese Cultural Movement and member of its administrative body since 1994

Program director and presenter of national radio and cultural radio programs

Studies were conducted on his poetry and his poems were translated into English, German and in Spanish

He was appointed Chairman of the Educational Organization of South Lebanon in March 2012

 

Awards:

Award-winning South and Resistance prize for his first poetry collection (A dose of sunburn) in 1990

First prize in Tripoli poetry forum in the summer of 2006 on his poet *your hands are lovers’ gardens*

An honorary shield an two medals in Arab Poetry Festival in Algeria in 2010