The International Prize for Arabic Fiction shortlist is set to be announced today in Casablanca as the city’s 21st annual international book fair opens:
The press conference is set to begin in Casablanca at 10 a.m. GMT, with an announcement of the six-novel shortlist around 10:50 a.m.
The year’s judges will also be revealed at the same time.
This year’s longlist was selected from a record 180 entries and includes authors from ten different countries.
The guest of honor at this year’s Casablanca book fair is Palestine.