Rachid Filali was born in Algeria in 1964, working in journalism since 1985. Filali is a researcher in linguistics, and is fluent in a number of languages: English, Arabic, French, German, Chinese, and Japanese. Rachid expresses his views of the universe and life in his first collection of poetry published in 2007, and the second book will be published this year. He has published two books about world literature, as he also is interested in writing for children. He currently collaborates with a number of Arab and foreign magazines and works as “corrector and reviser” for the newspaper ELKHABA-ELRIADI.