In the wake of the unspecified “postponement” of the Litprom award ceremony for the German translation of Adania Shibli’s Minor Detail, and the cancellation of Shibli’s event at the Frankfurt Book […]
Frankfurt Book Fair
The Frankfurt Book Fair got underway yesterday with a reduced offering of events covering Arabic literature, amid concerns over the exclusion of Palestinians from the program. Last week, German organization […]
Frankfurt Book Fair Livestream: It’s only a children’s book – The complexity of the supposedly simple
A panel on the translation of The Lilac Girl by Ibtisam Barakat from Arabic into German, with Ibtisam Barakat, Suleman Taufiq, and Madjid Mohit.
Frankfurt Book Fair Livestream: Publishing Arab Literature – Difficulties and Experiences from a Publisher’s Perspective
Lena Bopp discusses the challenges of publishing Arabic literature and other issues with Rasha al Ameer, Piero Salabè and Yasmina Jraissati at Frankfurt Book Fair.
Signals of Hope Cairo: New Initiatives in Publishing Communities
At this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, the Alliance internationale des éditeurs indépendants presented the first-ever “Arab World Hotlist,” a curated selection of titles from 30 independent publishing houses in seven […]
The Arab Voices project was (virtually) launched last week at the Frankfurt Book Fair, with a video presentation by project head Sherif Bakr and jury members Abier Megahed and R. Neil Hewison.