The new Italian magazine Arabpop is calling for submissions for their first issue.Read more
A well-known editor and supporter of Palestinian rights, Idriss was also a celebrated author of vibrant, child-centered picture books and young-adult novels that played with language and told fun, relatable stories.Read more
rganizers today announced the winner of the 2021 Prix de La Littérature Arabe, a French prize that celebrates literature by Arab authors written in French or literature translated from Arabic to French.Read more
November 23, 2021 — This morning, organizers of the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation announced this year’s shortlist. Three translators have made the shortlist of the Banipal […]Read more
The Beirut-based publishing house was chosen from a shortlist of five nominees, all recognized for their “exemplary courage in upholding the freedom to publish and enabling others to exercise their right to freedom of expression.”Read more
The Island Prize for a Debut Novel from Africa is open for submissions until December 12, 2021.
Also open for applications are the ICM Global South Translation Fellowships 2022.
The children’s-literature longlist, meanwhile, was made up 10 titles from six Arab countries. Half of the longlisted writers were from the Gulf (Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Oman), with the other half from Tunisia, Syria, and Morocco.Read more
American University in Cairo professor, translator, playwright, actor, and director Mahmoud El Lozy died over the weekend. He was 63.Read more
I say that I’m not afraid/of dying because I haven’t/ yet had the experience/ of death’Read more