Kenza Sefrioui is journalist and literary critic in Casablanca. In charge of the cultural section in the Moroccan magazine Le Journal hebdomadaire from 2005 to 2010, she now contributes to www.babelmed.net, a website dedicated to Mediterranean cultures and societies, and to www.economia.ma.
She studied comparative literature at the Sorbonne University (Paris IV) and has just published her doctoral thesis : The review Souffles (1966-1973) : Hopes of cultural revolution in Morocco (Editions du Sirocco, 2013).
She also directed, with David Ruffel, Casablanca, œuvre ouverte (Le Fennec, 2013), the increased republication of Casablanca, fragments d’imaginaire and a second volume of contemporary writings, Casablanca, poème urbain (Le Fennec, 2013).
Cultural activist, she is involved in the association Racines, which acts in favour of cultural development in Morocco and Africa and organises debates about cultural issues.