Anam Zafar Wins 2021 Gulf Coast Prize in Translation

Translator Anam Zafar won the 2021 Gulf Coast Prize in Translation for her work on four stories from Najat Abed Alsamad’s In the Tenderness of War.

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From ArabLit Quarterly

On Poets and Stadiums: Announcing the Fall 2021 FOOTBALL-themed Issue of ArabLit Quarterly

“When Naguib Mahfouz was a boy, he tells us, two paths lay before him. There was the path of the literature he loved to read and write. He could take that path and become a distinguished author. There was also the path of the football he loved to play and the footballers he admired. He could take that, it was said, and become a member of the Egyptian Olympic football team.”

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