Ahmed Taibaoui Wins 2021 Naguib Mahfouz Medal

On Wednesday evening, Shereen Abouelnaga, judging chair for the 2021 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature, announced the winner of this year's prize. It was Ahmed Taibaoui, for his novel "The Disappearance of Mr. Nobody."

Upcoming Events: ‘Against Disappearance,’ ‘Ancient Egyptian and Premodern Arab Poetics’, Arabic in Academic Publishing, More

A few of upcoming online events: March 8 A discussion on Reading Children’s Literature in Translation with @RuthAhmedzai and @HelenWangLondon. Sign up through Event Brite. March 9 Shubbak’s "Against Disappearance," with writer and historian Marina Warner, writer and activist Hammour Ziada and writer, editor and publisher Abu Amirah. More here. * Also, “Deconstructing the Notion of Literary Genre: Ancient Egyptian … Continue reading Upcoming Events: ‘Against Disappearance,’ ‘Ancient Egyptian and Premodern Arab Poetics’, Arabic in Academic Publishing, More