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Translator and author Yasmine Seale has won a 2022 PEN America Literary Grant to support her translation of If You See Them Fall to Earth by Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulsi (1641-1731).
Author Samar Yazbek and translator Leri Price have been longlisted for the 2021 National Book Award in the "Translated Literature" category.
ArabLit is delighted to announce that this year’s judges selected five stories for the shortlist of the 2021 ArabLit Story Prize, by five writers from four countries: Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, and Morocco.
Application is now open for the 2022-2023 Cullman Center Fellowship at NY Public Library until September 23.
The prize, created in 2013 by the Jean-Luc Lagardère Foundation and the Arab World Institute, is now in its ninth year. This year's prize features a wide range of books from Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Algeria, Mauritania, Oman, and Palestine.
"To introduce readers to the wonders of cooking and foodways in al-Andalus and the Maghreb, the translated text is supplemented with an extensive introduction and glossary, illustrated throughout with 218 color miniatures and artifacts, with 24 modernized recipes to give readers a taste of the cuisine."
At the beginning of this week, organizers of the John Dryden Translation Competition announced the winners of their 2021 award.
The Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies is calling for submissions to their 2021 Khayrallah Prize until October 1, 2021.