International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF)

‘Congratulations to Lebanese Publishing’: On the 2016 International Prize for Arabic Fiction:

“[O]ut of the six Arabic novels selected for the ‘Arabic Booker’ shortlist, five were published in Lebanon.”


‘Experimental Works’ Chosen for 2016 International Prize for Arabic Fiction Shortlist

“Half have some previous IPAF connection: There are two books by authors who’ve formerly participated in IPAF nadwas, or workshops (Mohamad Rabie and Shahla Ujayli) and one formerly shortlisted novelist (Raba’i al-Madhoun, for his ‘The Lady from Tel Aviv’).”