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.’
Grounded in discussions on supporting UAE-based education publishers, this two-day program includes road-mapping sessions to plan the next five years.
Two days before the Frankfurter Buchmesse opened, a program in Frankfurt hosted discussions with publishers, translators, and authors on bringing Arabic writing to European readers.
In Frankfurt as part of the fair’s 2019 Invitation Program, Egyptian publisher Mohamed Sabry has seen success with his fresh approach to running Kayan Publishing.
Leading the recently announced Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Authority, Dr. Ali Bin Tamim wants to provide more incentives to translate Arabic literature.
The Arab world’s authors, says International Prize for Arabic Fiction winner Ibrahim Nasrallah, see weak book sales and politics: ‘Our voices aren’t heard.’