His collection of short-short fiction, No Windmills in Basra, appeared this week in Chip Rossetti’s translation from Deep Vellum Press.
New books in translation by Jabbour Douaihy, Diaa Jubaili, and Hammour Ziada.
“In the last week of our series on Iraq’s diverse literary scene — curated by Hend Saeed — we focus on Diaa Jubaili’s The Lion of Basra, which is set amongst the fragmentation of Iraq’s different religious communities.”
Cats have made themselves an essential part of human literatures.
Organizers of the Kuwait-based Almultaqa Prize for the Arabic Short Story announced their shortlist this morning.
“According to the release, the five-person jury, chaired by Kuwaiti critic Suad Alenzi, considered 197 short-story collections from around the world.”