One of Mustapha Benfodil's three novels was awarded the Best Novel of 2003 in Algeria. El-Khabar newspaper awarded him the International Omar Ouartilane Prize for Press Freedom (2008).
Benfodil's collected poems and short stories were published in Algeria and his plays were published in France. In 2009, he launched his Scattered Plays – Wild Readings across Algeria’s ‘underground’. Benfodil lives and works in Algeria and writes for Al-Watan daily newspaper.
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