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Etel Adnan
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Born Ethel Adnan
24 February 1925 (1925-02-24) (ageĀ 96)
Beirut, Lebanon
Nationality Lebanese American
Genre Poetry, Essay, Visual arts

Etel Adnan (born 24 February 1925) is a Lebanese-American Feminist writer, poet, essayist, and visual artist.


In 2003, Adnan was named "arguably the most celebrated and accomplished Arab American author writing today" by the academic journal MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States.


Besides her literary works, Adnan continues to produce visual works in a vareity of media, such as oil paintings, movies and tapestries, which have been exhibited at galleries across the world.

Personal life

She lives in Paris and Sausalito, California. Adnan openly identifies as lesbian.

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