I found out about the new Jan Michalski Prize for Literature via The Literary Saloon. On the prize’s website, organizers note: An original feature of the Prize is its multicultural nature. It is open to authors from the world over and is intended to contribute to their international recognition. ….Continue Reading

Wolves of the Crescent Moon. By Yousef Al-Mohaimeed, trans. Anthony Calderbank. AUC Press: Cairo, 2007. 124 pages. An opinion piece by Mahmoud Habboush in The National this week asserts that the problem with Arabic is that the language hasn’t experienced its Picasso or its (Daniel) Webster. Habboush asserts: Centuries ofContinue Reading