Khalil Gibran, a Lebanese emigrant to America, is best known for his poem, The Prophet. Although he primarily lived in America, he wrote in Arabic and his poetic voice remained that of the East. Gibran's books have been translated into over twenty languages and are loved by people all over the world.
Lassa d Metoui is Tunisian by birth and a renowned Arabic illustrator.
Malek Chebel is an internationally recognized scholar of Islam and the author of Symbols of Islam.