Friday Finds: YA in Translation by Taghreed Najjar, Djamila Morani, and Sonia Nimr

Words Without Borders has posted a new special issue this kid-lit-heavy month, "Time-Travelers, Fisherwomen, and Sleuths: Arabic Young Adult Literature," curated by translator Elisabeth Jaquette.

On Bringing ‘Firebelly’ into Arabic: A Discussion With Author, Translator, and Publisher

Author J.C. Michaels recently visited Cairo to talk with audiences about the Arabic translation of his YA novel Firebelly:  By Yasmine Motawy J. C. Michaels, the author of the award-winning and critically acclaimed philosophical young adult novel Firebelly: A Journey into the Heart of Thinking gave a talk to a full house at the Cairo Greater … Continue reading On Bringing ‘Firebelly’ into Arabic: A Discussion With Author, Translator, and Publisher