Najiba Abdellaoui [ Morocco, The Netherlands ]
was born 1981 in the Netherlands and raised partly in Morocco. She won the El Hizjra literature prize and the Kunstbende prize for her poems, spoken word pieces and short stories. Najiba studied International Business and is currently a management trainee. In 2008 she published the children's book »Nasim en Natalie« (with Pieter Feller), performed with the collective Poetry Circle and won the Dutch National Poetry Slam Championship.
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