Winner of 2019 ArabLit Story Prize: ‘The Sharp Bend at Al-Bakur’

"The story suggests that the innocent dead were sacrificed for the vanity of those in power and those who seek it."

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’