The world health crisis has had tangible impact on a new literary agency in Tehran, one of its core staffers contracting the virus during reopenings.
Featuring literature and publishers from the Middle East and France, the Paris-based Maghreb-Orient des Livres event is growing yearly.
Celebrity chefs have collaborated on a new charity cookbook, Soup for Syria, to help fund food relief efforts for Syrian refugees.
Winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, Shukri Mabkhout spoke of his inspiration in the Tunisian revolution and use of Modern Standard Arabic.
Literary scout Simone Garzella looks at what’s selling in the the Arabic book market how the region continues to evolve amidst some troubled times.
Amina Alaoui Hachimi from the Moroccan publishing house Yanbow Al Kitab believes the internet is a viable gateway to entice North African children to read.
The landscape for publishers to explore the Middle East and North Africa for opportunities has never been better. By Edward Nawotka Earlier this month on Publishing Perspectives Egyptian e-book publisher Ramy Habeeb argued that Western publishers had a responsibility to bring “pluralism” to the Middle East publishing community, something they can do by participating in the rebirth of the free and open …