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Bringing a New Audience to Arabic Literature

September 8, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Bringing a New Audience to Arabic Literature

Featuring Michael Cooperson, Sawad Hussain, and Chip Rossetti

In 2018, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award launched the translation grant to foster the translation, publication, and distribution of Arabic literature around the world. In this panel discussion, Sheikh Zayed Book Award-winning translators will discuss the process by which they were able to write and publish their books, gain attention from the audience, and how other translators may take advantage of these opportunities to expand Arabic stories and culture to new English-speaking audiences. This discussion will be moderated by one of the publishers of an award-winning book, who will share their own perspective. The discussion will be open to Q&A from the audience and a networking opportunity for translators and publishers to connect.

Part of the ALTA45 Panels & Roundtables collection



American Literary Tranlators Association