Arabic-to-English translator Leri Price has won the Banipal Prize for her translation of Syrian author Khaled Khalifa’s novel ‘Death is Hard Work,’
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s 2020 literature longlist includes work from Iraq, Sudan, the UAE, Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, Palestine, and Tunisia.
Five of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards’ nine categories are represented in longlistings reported from Abu Dhabi to date, with more to come.
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.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s international outreach and activities in 2019 have resulted in new rights deals for some of its winning titles.
Of 16 authors shortlisted for the 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, seven have been honored in the award cycles of previous years.
The Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation is one of eight awards that will have their winners named in London on February 12.
BIEF’s program in Paris has brought Arab publishers into meetings and visits with French counterparts to exchange experiences, books, and viewpoints.
The Abu Dhabi-based Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces a record-breaking number of submissions from nearly 50 countries its 14th prize year.
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.’