‘Not being Arab nor African enough,’ translator Sawad Hussain writes, female writers aren’t supported by Sudan’s ‘literary ecosystem.’
More than 50 titles have been named to the 2020-2021 Sheikh Zayed Book Award longlists so far, in the program’s 15th year.
With three of five titles coming from Hoopoe Books, the 15th annual iteration of the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize names its shortlist.
The Abu Dhabi-based Sheikh Zayed Book Award sees a 23-percent jump in entries activity, Egypt leading in its number of submissions.
In an upcoming digital discussion, World Kid Lit, focused on translated literature for children, will hear from translators.
Presented by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, a publisher and a translator weigh in with practical insights and observations.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s Dr. Ali Bin Tamim announces a restructuring and new members for the program’s scientific committee.
The 2021 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature in Dubai is planning ‘a mix of live physical events, probably staged outdoors, and online streaming.’
Now in its 15th year of prizes, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award leadership is looking to surpass last year’s record level of submissions.
Set during the French colonial rule over Algeria in the early 19th century, The Spartan Court by Abdelouahab Aissaoui wins the 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction.