This month, as in past Augusts, we focused on writing by Arab women in translation. We included new translations of stories and novel excerpts, lit lists, audio recordings of poetry, […]
Today marks the final “9 stories” list for this year’s Women in Translation Month (#WiTMonth). We began the series in 2021, when we featured short fiction by Sudanese and South […]
By Eman AlYousuf It’s August, when heat and humidity are at their glorious peak and nothing much is happening in the literary scene here in the UAE. Summer has always […]
This week’s list — of short works by Libyan women writers — couldn’t focus solely on short stories in translation, or even on excerpts of prose. This week, we’ve also included two poems.
By ArabLit Staff with Alexander Elinson Yesterday, we published an excerpt of Moroccan author and activist Khadija Marouazi’s 2000 prison novel History of Ash, which was published this month in […]
“In the 1980s, short-story writers, male and female, numbered only a few dozen, but by the beginning of the twenty-first century they were in their hundreds.”
By Essayed Taha To mark Women in Translation Month, we asked 12 Arab women authors to recommend readings by other Arab women that they have enjoyed and admired. The result […]
This year, we continue our Women in Translation Month (#WiTMonth) Wednesday series of “9 Stories” lists.
For this year’s Women in Translation Month, we wanted to introduce readers to a few of the women in key roles across the publishing industries across countries in the Maghreb and Mashreq.