"Sonia Saleh Amer, born in Lebanon in 1971, is a prolific novelist, poet and artist. In addition to ?Belly of the Whale?, Al Rihab Publishing House published her a story collection entitled ?...And other stories? in Beirut, Lebanon in February, 2012. Sphinx Agency for literature published her poetry collection entitled ?Bird of Paradise? in Cairo in February, 2013. Dar Al Watan published her another poetry collection entitled ?Vainglory? in Kuwait in March, 2012. The writer also has several poetic and literary contributions in many local and Arab newspapers, magazines and electronic media resources. She is an active member in a number of literary associations and forums."
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