"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."
" I think there's a growing curiosity about Arabic literature amongst English-language readers in the U.S., and I wanted to teach this class in order to give New York readers a community in which to explore that together."
"Where else in Lebanon can you find comic books, including feminist comics, books on feminist theories and scholarship, literature, memoirs, and children’s books?"