Palestine Book Awards Announce 7-book Shortlist

Earlier this week, organizers announced the seven-book shortlist for this year’s Palestine Book Awards:

The Palestine Book Awards, now in its tenth year, celebrates books in English about Palestine. 

Thirty-nine books were submitted for this year’s prize, and a diverse group of seven books have been shortlisted, from food to fiction to academic work.

The 2021 shortlisted authors are:

There are seven judges on the panel this year, and they include a range of journalists, literary critics, translators, and novelists.

Last year’s winners were Susan Abulhawa, Rashid Khalidi, Nathalie Handal, and Finbarr Barry Flood.