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Yasmina created RAYA the agency for Arabic literature in Paris in 2004, with the aim to bridge the gap between Arabic literature and the international editorial scene. She focuses on modern literary and upmarket fiction and represents emerging voices as well as established authors from across the Arab region. Since December 2020, Yasmina has also taken the role of Publishing manager at Storytel MENA, the Sweden based audiobook streaming platform. Yasmina is a PhD in philosophy and cognitive sciences.