Abu Dhabi-bound rights director Inka Ihmels of Berlin’s Aufbau Verlag is looking to learn ‘what kinds of genres work in Arab markets.’
Abu Dhabi’s ‘Spotlight on Rights’ has provided some US$500,000 in translation publication and digital-conversion suppport.
For his work in ‘cultural criticism, women’s studies, and critical thinking,’ Abdullah Al-Ghathami is the Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s honoree.
Cathleen Robitaille of Librairie Clavreuil will be at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: ‘Our aim is to discuss our love of old books together.’
‘To introduce these authors to wider audiences,’ Dr. Ali Bin Tamim names the 16th Sheikh Zayed Book Award slate of winners.
At this year’s Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, a roster of writers is curated by the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. (Sponsored)
Featuring literature and publishers from the Middle East and France, the Paris-based Maghreb-Orient des Livres event is growing yearly.
Arabic-to-English translator Marilyn Booth tells us about the challenges and positive signals she sees for Arabic literature in translation to reach new readers.
BIEF’s program in Paris has brought Arab publishers into meetings and visits with French counterparts to exchange experiences, books, and viewpoints.
As Saad Hariri steps down, three of Lebanon’s best known writers say they’re hopeful ‘that we can get rid of a sectarian political system.’