Nouri Al-Jarrah (1956 – ) is a Syrian-British poet and journalist living in London.
He is seen today as one of the most influential contemporary poets in the Arabic-speaking part of the world. His poetry has been published in 16 volumes, including The Boy (1982), Ode to a Voice (1990), Hamlet’s Gardens (2003), and Noah’s Despair (2014) and he have received several literary awards. Al-Jarrah’s poetry has been translated into several different languages.
Al-Jarrah has also founded a number of literary magazines, e.g. Al-Katiba, which was the first literary magazine for women writers in the Arab world (1993-1995)