Robin Moger is an Arabic translator currently living in Cape Town, South Africa. From 2001 to 2007 he lived in Egypt, where he worked variously as a journalist, translator and interpreter.
He is the translator of A Dog With No Tail (AUC Press, 2009) by Hamdi Abu Gollayel, Ahmed Mourad’s Vertigo (Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing, 2011) and Women of Karantina (AUC Press, 2014) by Nael Eltoukhy. His translation of Youssef Rakha’s The Crocodiles will be released in November 2014.
He was principal translator of Writing Revolution: Voices from Tunis to Damascus (IB Tauris, 2012, published in the US by Penguin as Diaries of an Unfinished Revolution), which won a 2013 English PEN award for Writing in Translation.read more