‘Bila Hudood: Arabic Literature Everywhere’ Festival Wins Support, How You Can Get Involved

The three-day digital festival is set for July 9-11, and will feature both vibrant literature panels and "quick pitch" sessions where translators talk about Arabic books they think should appear in translation.

What Does the Blossoming of Literature Festivals Mean for Arabic Books (in Translation)?

'Tis the season for summer lit festivals and, last Friday, the Financial Times looked at "The Economics of Book Festivals." With bookshops (in Western countries) on the decline, and quality book reviews falling away (or becoming harder to find), what's to give a reader of Arabic literature in translation hope? Is it the blossoming of literature festivals?