The shortlist places a book from the United Arab Emirates into contention, a first at the International Prize for Arabic Fiction.
The 2022 Sheikh Zayed Book Awards announce the shortlist of titles in three categories: literature, young author, and children’s literature.
Stops in mid-February for the IPA president Al Qasimi included meetings with publishers in Tunisia and Morocco.
Behind today’s annual Scholastic-sponsored World Read Aloud Day program lie ‘innovation partnerships,’ a key part of LitWorld’s success.
The 16 longlisted novels in the International Prize for Arabic Fiction this year include work from nine nations.
Novels from Yemen, Tunisia, Morocco, Iraq, Sudan, Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait are on this year’s longlist.
Reading aloud is ‘a way of making reading visible,’ says Scholastic’s Pam Allyn, founder of the LitWorld nonprofit.
More than 250 donor-attendees logged in to the digital edition of the Words Without Borders Gala in support of literature in translation.
French literary agency Astier-Péche announces in Frankfurt their representation of Mohamed Leftah’s estate and sold English rights to Other Press.
As the IPA plans for its Morocco seminar, it has new backing from the African Publishers Network and Association for the Development of Education in Africa.