The 2019 ArabLit Short Story Prize-winning pair Najwa Bin Shatwan and Sawad Hussain have another work from Bin Shatwan’s Multaqa Prize¬†longlisted collection¬†An Ongoing Coincidence¬†in¬†The Offing magazine:

The story begins when the narrator enters Colonel Hamid’s office:

The Reeling City


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Winner of 2019 ArabLit Story Prize: ‚ÄėThe Sharp Bend at Al-Bakur‚Äô

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His Excellency and the Eminence of the Void,’ trans. Suneela Mubayi