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Debut, Virtual DC Arab Literature Festival Opening May 17

The first-ever “Narrating the Middle East: DC Arab Literature Festival” is set to open May 17 and 18 with a series of events accessible to those online around the world.

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Recommended: The Common’s Palestine Collection

Next Wednesday, The Common magazine will launch their twenty-third issue. This issue features a special section that includes ten short stories by Palestinian authors, including Samira Azzam’s “The Roc Flew over Shahraban,” translated by Ranya Abdel Rahman, from a collection of Azzam’s stories, Out of Time, (finally) forthcoming this fall.

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Coming Online: Archive of Latin American Arabic Newspapers

Earlier this month, the North Carolina-based Khayrallah Center announced that, through its partnership with USEK Library in Lebanon, the center would be adding digital periodicals from USEK’s Latin American collection to their online searchable database of Arabic newspapers published in the Americas.

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