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Amel Moussa is a Tunisian poet, sociologist, and university teacher who has been awarded the Italian "Lerici Pea" Prize for poetry. Her collections Untha al-Ma' (Female of Water, 1996) and Khajal al-Yakout (The Emerald's Bashfulness, 1998) were translated into Italian. Other poems have been translated into Turkish, French, Spanish, and more languages. Her poetry celebrates the female body and engages women's agency.