“Narrating the Middle East” is an exciting virtual Arab literary festival taking place on Tuesday, May 17 and Wednesday May 18, 2022.
November 23, 2021 — This morning, organizers of the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation announced this year’s shortlist. Three translators have made the shortlist of the Banipal […]
There are 17 titles on the 2021 longlist, selected from amongst 115 eligible entries representing 28 languages.
“ooker International organizers announced 2021’s longlist Tuesday morning. Unsurprisingly, Adania Shibli’s Minor Detail, translated from the Arabic by Lissie Jaquette, was on the 13-book list.”
The stories are part of a special portfolio of fiction from established and emerging Sudanese writers.
Organizers said, in a prepared statement, that the seven-book shortlist “reflects the diversity of the record number of entries submitted to the prize in 2020.”
The Warwick Prize for Women in Translation has announced the 16 titles longlisted for their fourth annual award. One title translated from the Arabic made the list: Rania Mamoun’s Thirteen Months of Sunrise, translated by Elisabeth Jaquette.
The Frightened Ones was shortlisted for the 2018 International Prize for Arabic Fiction; its English translation came out in the UK in April and was published in the US last week.
“Aside from these, nothing at all, just a great expanse of the arid Negev desert, over which crouched the intense August heat.”