Interviews, On Translation

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.”

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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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