Fiction, From ArabLit Quarterly

Award-winning Short Fiction: Raja Alem’s ‘The Boa’

” I spat out all the womb’s waters that were stagnant within my chest, and then waited for their despair.”

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Announcing: Shortlist for 2018 ArabLit Story Prize

The four pairs that made the shortlist of the 2018 ArabLit Story Prize are: Palestinian writer Maya Abu-Alhayyat with translator Riham Adly; Egyptian writer Mohammad Abdelnabi with translator Robin Moger; Syrian author Rasha Abbas with translator Fatima El-Kalay; and Saudi novelist Raja Alem with translator Rana Ghuloom.

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