The twelve authors from nine countries who recommended books for our list of 2023 summer reads had different ideas about what you need in a summer book.
“Narrating the Middle East” is an exciting virtual Arab literary festival taking place on Tuesday, May 17 and Wednesday May 18, 2022.
In the pieces included here, men seem more likely to link mirrors to a past, while for women they are part of an encircling present.
2021 ArabLit Story Prize: Shortlisted Translator Katharine Halls on Dismantling and Rebuilding Stories
“The reader will never know these things, but I like to know them so I can orient myself properly towards the text. I want to come at the text in the right direction.”
ArabLit is delighted to announce that this year’s judges selected five stories for the shortlist of the 2021 ArabLit Story Prize, by five writers from four countries: Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, and Morocco.
As far as we know, there is not an anthology of work by Syrian women writers, in English translation.
Each Women in Translation Month (#WiTMonth), ArabLit selects 10 Arabic short stories by women, in translation, online.
Today is publication day for the first-ever ArabLit Quarterly.
The four shortlisted stories, read by author or translator.