What’s Bloomsbury Qatar Up To?

Two interesting pieces this week address what the new Arabic-English publishing venture, Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing (BQFP), has got up its bilingual sleeves. From Chip Rosetti in Publishing Perspectives: “We hope to have more than 50 titles (in both languages)… Read More ›

Mansoura Ezz Eldin

Mansoura Ez-Eldin (b. 1976) studied journalism at Cairo University. She published her first collection of short stories, Shaken Light, in 2001. She has worked in Egyptian television and at the Egyptian literary magazine Akhbar al-Adab. Her debut novel, Maryam’s Maze, was translated by Paul Starkey. Her… Read More ›