4-Book Shortlist Announced for 2017 Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation

Perhaps it isn't possible within the structure of an awards shortlist, but would be good to know: 1) what translational challenges the judges identified for each of the books, 2) how they saw the translator awake to these challenges, 3) the specific beauties they found in the translator's or translators' decisions.

‘Banipal,’ Magazine of Arabic Literature in Translation, Puts Full Digital Archive Online

Nearly twently years' worth of Arabic literature in translation -- as well as reviews, interviews, and event reports -- have been put online in a searchable archive: Banipal, the only major magazine to take contemporary Arabic literature in translation as its main focus for a nearly two-decade span, has just, with the help of Exact Editions, put its … Continue reading ‘Banipal,’ Magazine of Arabic Literature in Translation, Puts Full Digital Archive Online