The Brown University event is set for 12 - 1 p.m. EST on February 3, 2021. You can register to attend the webinar or follow on YouTube.
We look back at a few of the most widely read features and biggest ArabLit moments of 2020.
A look back at a few authors, screenwriters, and publishers who left us in 2020.
" I will never look at rain the same way I used to; the author talks about it as if it were a living being with a will, attacking the earth, and how it has an effect on the streets."
"I am a candlestick that argues about the power of darkness inside you, / in your many holes."
"But when it comes to war crimes in civil wars, what is judged as sinful, and what heroic?"
"For this themed issue we’re looking for science fiction and speculative work of all genres."
"The issue has perhaps the most of Saniya Saleh's work that has ever appeared, in translation, in one place."
Organizers said, in a prepared statement, that the seven-book shortlist "reflects the diversity of the record number of entries submitted to the prize in 2020."
The Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) is currently inviting proposals for our 2021 festival, set to be held Friday July 16 – Sunday July 15, 2021.
"The ugliness of reality has surpassed the imagination of our ancient poets, and where modes of torture and killing machines have overshadowed the most creative minds of filmmakers, it is futile to invoke the ancient muses."
At this year's Frankfurt Book Fair, the Alliance internationale des éditeurs indépendants presented the first-ever "Arab World Hotlist," a curated selection of titles from 30 independent publishing houses in seven countries (Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Qatar, Syria and Tunisia): "The HotLists," organizers write, "while offering an opportunity to discover the creativity of independent publishers, are … Continue reading 5 Questions: Publishing’s 2020 ‘Hotlist: Arab World’