Georgi Gospodinov and translator Angela Rodel have won the 2023 International Booker Prize for ‘Time Shelter,’ the program’s first win from Bulgaria.
At Abu Dhabi: The 2023 Sheikh Zayed Book Award Ceremony
The Egyptian composer and musician Omar Khairat, is probably the best known of the winners of the 17th edition of the award program.
Abu Dhabi’s ‘Spotlight on Rights’ Grants Program Opens
Since 2009, Abu Dhabi’s ‘Spotlight on Rights’ has supported more than 1,030 books with at least 140 publishers.
Sheikh Zayed Book Award Events: Abu Dhabi Book Fair
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has seven events planned for Abu Dhabi’s book fair, with speakers from its 2023 winners’ roster.
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.
Rights Roundup: A Busy Nordic Spring
In Finland, agent Elina Ahlbäck talks of the strength of Finnish nonfiction, especially in the area of national ‘sisu’ concepts of selfhood.
ArabLit Opens a New Monthly Newsletter for Rights Professionals
The Morocco-based online magazine ArabLit offers a new rights resource for industry pros on Arabic literature and translation.
The French-American Foundation’s 2023 Translation Prize Winners
The French-American Foundation’s Translation Prize is in its 36th year, and has three winners from its two categories of fiction and nonfiction.
Publishing Scotland: New 2023 Fellows Named for August Program
Nine Publishing Scotland fellows have been chosen to participate in the program near the end of August.
Sheikh Zayed Book Award: The 17th Edition Winners
The winners of the 17th edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award will be honored this month at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.