Organizers of AlMultaqa Prize for the Arabic Short Story yesterday announced the winner of the 2019 prize was the collection "Order C345," by Palestinian writer Sheikha Hussein Helawy.
Organizers of AlMultaqa Prize for the Arabic Short Story have announced their 2019 shortlist, made up of five short-story collections by authors from five different countries.
"You are my prison, you are my prison and my freedom, you are the one I hate and the one I love."
AlMultaqa Prize for the Arabic Short Story has announced their 2019 longlist, made up of 10 short-story collections by authors from eight different countries.
Finalists from the previous workshops in Cairo, Beirut, and Jericho were invited to apply for this year's Frankfurt workshop, which will be led by Palestinian novelist and short-story writer Adania Shibli and Egyptian novelist Alaa al-Aswany. Select short stories will be published bilingually on the adda literary website.
Each Women in Translation Month (#WiTMonth), ArabLit selects 10 Arabic short stories by women, in translation, online.
"It’s a vicious cycle, but if I were a publisher, I think I would bet on popular, low-cost, low-quality editions. That way, fraud would no longer be profitable for them."
"He keeps walking. The buildings, rubble, and garbage around him duplicate and multiply."
Twenty-one translated stories from twelve countries -- available free online -- for your midsummer, 2019.
According to organizers, 209 eligible collections were submitted to the prize, with the most (80) coming from Egypt.
“His stench has reached my palace,” the king said with disgust. “Why have you still not buried him?”
The relatively new "Short Story Project" has already published several translations from Arabic, including works by Jan Dost, Waciny Laredj, and Alaa Hlehel.