‘Bila Hudood: Arabic Literature Everywhere’ Festival Wins Support, How You Can Get Involved

The three-day digital festival is set for July 9-11, and will feature both vibrant literature panels and "quick pitch" sessions where translators talk about Arabic books they think should appear in translation.

Special Excerpt: ‘Voyage of the Cranes in the Cities of Agate’

Saudi Novelist Omaima Al-Khamis' Voyage of the Cranes in the Cities of Agate was winner of the 2018 Naguib Mahfouz Medal and also longlisted for the 2019 International Prize for Arabic Fiction: The novel is forthcoming in translation from Hoopoe Fiction; this excerpt appears with their permission. By Omaima al-Khamis Translated by Nesrine Amin and Sawad Hussain … Continue reading Special Excerpt: ‘Voyage of the Cranes in the Cities of Agate’