Rabiee Shrair was born in Tripoli in 1979 and has held various positions at the newspapers 'Al-Raya' and 'Al-Thaqafi'. He has also worked for the Zawiya Festival, and the Zawiya Arts and Culture Forum. He was chief editor of 'Al-Jalees' and he worked as director of the Ali Sadqi Abdelqader Festival for Arabic poetry. He has produced several television reports for Libyan stations and he is the author of a book of prose entitled, 'Prisoner of the Master of the World'.