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The University of Iowa’s International Writing Program (IWP) residency — the world’s oldest and largest multinational writing residency — will host another thirty to thirty-five authors this year, among them Saudi author Abdullah al-Wesali, Sudanese writer Sabah Sanhouri, and
There are a number of events that focus on Arab and Arabic literatures at this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival. Contributor Raphael Cormack attended two, and found that, “Where political analysis falls apart, literature and fiction can say something.”
By Raphael Cormack
I was excited, really excited, on finding out that a couple of graphic novels on Sholay had just hit the stands. Though Yash Raj had also tried that with Ek Tha Tiger and Saif Ali Khan too went ahead with designing one for Agent Vinod, the trend has somehow not picked when it comes to
The Peninsula Qatar reported on Thursday that the Katara Novel Prize — which seems to be Qatar’s answer to the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) and Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) — is moving forward. The prize committee announced Wednesday that they’d received 220
According to the Arab American Museum’s Matthew Stiffler, the 2014 Arab American Book Awards — given to books published in 2013 — have just been announced:
As in past years, the names of the judges weren’t released.
The four winners are:
Fiction: The Corpse Washer, by Sinan
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