The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces shortlists and readies a special program at London Book Fair on the impact of literature prizes on translation.
Publishing Scotland names its latest round of translation grants. And the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Literary Agents and Scouts Center is sold out.
Said by the jurors to ‘inspire questions about the destiny of the Arabic individual,’ six novels compete for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction.
The Geisteswissenschaften International Nonfiction Translation competition has named three winners for their German-to-English translations a nonfiction text.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s 2020 literature longlist includes work from Iraq, Sudan, the UAE, Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, Palestine, and Tunisia.
Five of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards’ nine categories are represented in longlistings reported from Abu Dhabi to date, with more to come.
Of 16 authors shortlisted for the 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, seven have been honored in the award cycles of previous years.
BIEF’s program in Paris has brought Arab publishers into meetings and visits with French counterparts to exchange experiences, books, and viewpoints.
Now taking applications for its second-round translation funding of the 2019-2020 cycle, Publishing Scotland is also keeping an eye on Brexit.
The Abu Dhabi-based Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces a record-breaking number of submissions from nearly 50 countries its 14th prize year.