In examining what literary festivals are to mount digital renditions of their programming, the new association for those festivals “goes digital,” itself.
Looking to ‘safeguard publishers’ in the COVID-19 crisis, Bodour Al Qasimi and the Emirates Publishers Association announce new aid for the UAE industry.
Now in its 15th year of prizes, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award leadership is looking to surpass last year’s record level of submissions.
A timely development for literary festivals during the coronavirus pandemic, the new Global Association of Literary Festivals opens with more than 30 members.
In Malaysia as it launches its World Book Capital year under the restrictions of the pandemic, the city’s mayor quotes the Quran and ‘Winnie the Pooh.’
Sharjah’s 2019 World Book Capital concludes in a live stream from the UAE, after announcing grants from its new Access Sharjah incubator.
Set during the French colonial rule over Algeria in the early 19th century, The Spartan Court by Abdelouahab Aissaoui wins the 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction.
The 14th Sheikh Zayed Book Award will stream a live digital event from Abu Dhabi on April 16 in honor of its 2020 winners.
Writers from Tunisia, Palestine, Iraq, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States are among those honored today by the world’s most lucrative awards program for Arabic literature.
New national restrictions on citizens’ movements require the Kuala Lumpur edition of UNESCO’s World Book Capital program to change its plans.