At issue in Tuesday’s discussion from the Sheikh Zayed Book Award and Publishing Perspectives: The world presence of Arabic scholarly work.
The Jerusalem forum has announced digital programming for May, with an eye to a physical event and the next Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship in 2022.
Novels from Yemen, Tunisia, Morocco, Iraq, Sudan, Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait are on this year’s longlist.
The Syrian author Khalil Sweileh’s ‘Remorse Test,’ winner of the 2018 Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Literature, is to be translated into Ukrainian by Nora-Druk Publishers.
The annual Audie Awards program for audiobooks, now in its 26th year, prepares for a digital awards ceremony on March 22, having started with some 1,500 submissions in the pandemic year.
The former leader of Canada’s Liberal Party, Michael Ignatieff is also the author of several books including a Booker-shortlisted novel.
The 2021 British Book Awards announces its shortlists of more than 90 small presses and 48 bookstores across the UK.
The shortlist for this year’s Aspen Words Literary Prize features three novels and two short story collections.
Eight titles from writers in the UK, Ireland, and the USA include both fiction and nonfiction, with a winner’s announcement March 24.
Ruth Dickey, the executive director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, is to take up her new post with the National Book Foundation on May 17.