Joseph M Labaki was born in the Rif region of Morocco.
After obtaining PhDs from the University of Louvain and the University of Southampton, he subsequently became the Professor du Chair at the University of Rabat. Upon moving to Scotland, he gained a BD from Edinburgh University, where he still lives in the city with his wife and two daughters.
His first book, ‘Inconscient et Sexualite’, was in the field of phenomenology, in which he continues to teach and research.
‘A Riffian’s Tune’ is his first novel.