The trade days are winding down at the 2021 Frankfurter Buchmesse after meetings, reunions, industry discussions, and Canada as Guest of Honor.
On the final trade-visitor day of Frankfurter Buchmesse, the UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award has several programming points to consider.
‘The Journal of Arabic Studies’ premieres in January, in a new partnership between Brill Publishing and Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre.
The program opens its 16th prize cycle with a call for submissions in all nine of its categories, with translation funding expanded.
The fair’s programming featured 229 sessions during the week, engaging 315 speakers and guests, their comments streamed from the show.
Goethe drew on the poet al-Mutanabbi and the Thousand and One Nights, and a special exhibition explores shared motifs.
A lost novelist, ‘her whispering voice, fleeing depression,’ led this Egyptian poet to one of the biggest literary prizes in the world.
The author, an aeronautical engineer, was longlisted in 2019 for ‘Women of the Five Senses.’ He wins for ‘Notebooks of the Bookseller.’
Questions of fidelity to a text were among topics discussed by Marilyn Booth, Michael Cooperson, and Hamed Al Ghaithi.
The 15-year-old award program, says secretary-general Dr. Ali Bin Tamim, now has honored a total 100 laureates.