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Tarek Eltayeb was born in Cairo in 1959, the son of Sudanese parents. He has been living in Vienna since 1984.

He studied Social and Economic Sciences at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, and is currently a Professor at the International Management Center / University of Applied Sciences in Krems, Austria.

He has been writing since 1985. In addition to seven published books in Arabic, three books have appeared in German translation. He has also been translated into English, Italian, Macedonian, French and Ukranian.

He has received numerous fellowships and awards, most recently the Elias Cannetti Fellowship of the City of Vienna.

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