Youssef, Rzouga, March21st,1957 in Mahdia/Tunisia
-First literary experiences: 1967
-First text published: 'Something called need', a short story in the magazine 'Radio et Television' /1973
-Master's Degree in Journalism and Information sciences (political sciences)
-Russian language Diploma from the Faculty Patrice Lumumba/moscow
-Postgraduate diploma in political sciences.
-Postgraduate diploma in theories of art and aesthetics
-Postgraduate diploma in journalism and information sciences.
-Chief editor of the literary supplement 'Warakat Thakafia' of the tunisian daily paper 'La Presse' since 1989.
*OTHER ACTIVITIES AND HONOR
-National merit award in the cultural field
-Chebby Prize for his poetic book ' Flowers of Dioxyde of History' 2003
_Prize of the gouvernorat of Mahdia for his poetic book ' Emergency Case Declaration' 2003
_King Abdallah II's Creativity Prize /Jordan 2004