"The year is 2048, in Palestine. It’s one hundred years after the violent establishment of the state of Israel in 1948—an event known in the Arab world as "the Nakba" or "catastrophe,” forcing more than 700,000 Palestinians to flee their homes."
"I’m very interested in the manipulation of temporality -- or rather, as I’ve suggested, time-space configuration -- that we see in Palestinian SF across different media."
The winners are set to be announced in November.
"We never suspected that the Lion Cub was not, in fact, a lion cub until his bicycle was stolen."
"This chair is the first of its kind at a major research university."
"At the next event, Ghayath Almadhoun will be sharing his latest poetry in Arabic, English & German. Those interested in attending should email Ruth.Abou-Rached@fu-berlin.de by Wednesday, June 10."
"Aside from these, nothing at all, just a great expanse of the arid Negev desert, over which crouched the intense August heat."
"To write a memory I gathered a memory / and to green the marshes I sprinkled friends/ over the salt marshes, and was at a loss/ with myself"
Khidr’s heart was pounding as he stepped into the house. It was almost sunset, and his mom wasn’t usually this late. Was she on an emergency visit to the hospital to see his dad?
“Kanafani made me aware of the importance of being part of what is happening in your generation. You cannot be an outsider.”
Here they are the words fluttering in the mind/
There’s a land in the mind with a heavenly name the words carry.
As in previous years, the official hashtag for the campaign is: #lap1book.