Nasser Gubran (Photo courtesy of Emirati Union of Authors official website)
CAIRO – 4 November 2017: Emirati literary author Nasser Gubran died at the age of 65 on Saturday, leaving the Emirati literary spectrum mourning his death and remembering his creative literary productions.
Gubran is an author of several novels and poems and was an active member of many Emirati national institutions including the Emirati Union of Authors which he was co-found of, according to a statement.
Born in the UAE’s Ajman, Gubran released several works including a poem collection named “Maza Law Tarko El Kheel Tamdy” (What if They Let the Horses Go) in 1968, and a compilation of short stories called “Meyader” in 1989.
His works also include the novels “Seeh El Mahab” (Al Mahab) in 2007 and “Nafkhat El Roh w Al Watan” (Glimpses of the Soul and Nation), which is a patriotic novel that has questioned creativity and national policies.