Today, organizers announced the ten-book shortlist of translated literature for the 2023 EBRD Literature Prize.Continue Reading

“Why all these cars, and where could they be going? The clock showed 10:25. Employees were at their offices, children were at their schools and universities, mothers were in their kitchens, he was in his room. So who were all these people, and why were they all going for a drive together?”Continue Reading

Beirut’s “Mohtaref – How to write a novel,” run by novelist Najwa Barakat, has begun accepting applications for their second novel-writing course. Applications will be accepted from all Arab countries (and presumably beyond). This isn’t just any novel-writing course. The first session is credited with producing three first-time books fromContinue Reading