Ten years in operation, the Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature is among the world’s highest paying prizes in the field, just as Canada’s Cundill Prize is in history awards.
The top prize in this pan-African, award program for debut authors includes the Etisalat Fellowship at the University of East Anglia.
The pan-African Etisalat Prize for Literature, which includes a fellowship at the University of East Anglia, announced its longlist of African novels.
The Etisalat Prize for Arabic Children’s Literature was established promote reading among Arabic-speaking families and books featuring Middle Eastern characters
By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story covers the ongoing Sharjah International Book Fair. This year, the Fair introduced three new book awards for English language works (discussed in the piece). In addition, the Egypt-based Dar El Shorouk won the second edition of the Etisalat Prize for Arabic Children’s Literature with the book, Al Noqta Al Sawda (The Black Dot), written …