The London-based company called Arabookverse says its Bookwire deal will enable digital distribution for Arabic literature.
International Prize for Arabic Fiction Won by Zahran Alqasmi
‘The Water Diviner’ wins the US$50,000 International Prize for Arabic Fiction purse, plus translation, for the Omani novelist Zahran Alqasmi.
UAE: Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries Congress Opens
The second edition of the Abu Dhabi Publishing and Creative Industries Congress opened May 21.
Abu Dhabi: The Golden Narrative Award’s New Higher Committee
As its book fair nears, the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre names the Golden Narrative Award’s higher committee.
Hakawati’s Karim Beidoun: Abu Dhabi Congress Interview
The CEO and content chief of Hakawati looks for ‘themes and topics that resonate with people everywhere.’
Amazon’s Rafid Fatani on Artificial Intelligence: Abu Dhabi Congress Interview
The debate around AI comes to the Abu Dhabi Congress on Publishing and Creative Industries with Amazon Alexa’s ‘Dr. Raf’ onstage.
Edutainment Entrepreneur Luma Al Adnani: Abu Dhabi Congress Interview
With a strong vote for fun in learning, Adam wa Mishmish’s co-founding CEO, Luma Al Adnani, discusses the efficacy of edutainment.
Screenwriter and Author Ahmed Mourad: Abu Dhabi Congress Interview
The Egyptian screenwriter Ahmed Mourad will speak in an the Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries on Arabian fantasy.
Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Readies Its 32nd Edition
One of the Arab world’s largest bookselling fairs, the public-facing Abu Dhabi International Book Fair opens May 22.
Rights Edition: A Young Egyptian Publisher for Naguib Mahfouz’s Writings
In Egypt, a new publisher for the Naguib Mahfouz estate’s Arabic-language rights means a fresh outreach to younger readers.