The Egyptian-Canadian author of ‘American War’ takes the CA$100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize, as Aspen Words longlists his ‘What Strange Paradise.’
Cairo publisher and bookseller Ahmed Rashad on how the pandemic makes the digital transformation more urgent than ever.
A lost novelist, ‘her whispering voice, fleeing depression,’ led this Egyptian poet to one of the biggest literary prizes in the world.
From the protection of copyright to censorship, taxes, and the need for digital acceleration, a survey of Arab publishers’ hurdles ahead.
The IPA president has made trips to four African markets, meeting with publishing leaders on challenges in the pandemic’s lessons.
Novels from Yemen, Tunisia, Morocco, Iraq, Sudan, Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait are on this year’s longlist.
The second 2020-2021 round of translation funding from Publishing Scotland supports literary works translated into 10 languages.
Delayed in its jury deliberations, AUCPress’ prize program releases a shortlist of authors from Egypt, Syria, Algeria, and Yemen.
As the COVID-19 impact intensifies in prisons, the International Publishers Association again appeals to Egypt for Khaled Lotfy’s release.
Organizers of the long-running book fair in Cairo cite security concerns in excluding jailed Prix Voltaire winner Khaled Lotfy’s Tanmia Publishing.