Looking at the Longlist: Sinan Antoon on Writing ‘Ave Maria’

Sinan Antoon’s (@sinanantoon) third novel, Ave Maria (2012) has been longlisted for the 2013 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF).  It followed quickly on the heels of his previous novel, The Pomegranate Alone, which is forthcoming in English in 2013 from Yale University Press. Antoon, born in 1967 in Baghdad, is a poet, translator, novelist, academic, and filmmaker. He has … Continue reading Looking at the Longlist: Sinan Antoon on Writing ‘Ave Maria’