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Zakariaa Aitouraies


Zakariaa Aitouraies is a Moroccan author, poet and novelist with two books self-published so far. He’s considered among the first writers in Morocco to author and self-publish books in English.

His first book When The Night Sleeps, a collection of short stories and poems, was published in 2019. In January of 2021 he published his first novel, It Pleased to Kill. He is currently working on his third book, a novel that mainly takes place in a Riad in Marrakech.

Zakariaa is also an English Teacher with a Masters Degree in Moroccan American Studies and now working on his PhD. His new podcast, an English Evening with Zakariaa Aitouraies is possibly one of the few English podcasts in Morocco.

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