#WiTMonth Selections: 5 Folktale-inspired Stories Translated from Arabic

This Women in Translation Month (#WiTMonth) Wednesday, five selected short stories from five different countries that are re-tellings or inventions of folktale narratives.

#WiTMonth Conversations: Karima Ahdad on ‘Cactus Girls’

"I also believe writing should be accessible. This era needs a kind of writing that can reach the new generation, connect with their emotional lives, and encourage them to enjoy reading. That calls for clear, simple writing which draws its subjects, its metaphors, and its aesthetic from today’s language and imagination."