Salah Jahin’s ‘Cigarette Ash’

"And here I am, aimlessly wandering the streets / As the night weighs long and dark upon the land and I."

Sawiris Shortlist for Established Writers, Announcement of Winners Delayed

On Sunday, the Sawiris Foundation announced that the ceremony for this year's Sawiris Cultural Award -- usually a major event on January's literary calendar -- will be pushed back to April. Organizers also published shortlists for several more categories, including the novel and short-story collection categories for established writers.