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France Makes Yemeni Writer Ali Al-Muqri a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters

Amr EL-Tohamy | 11 May 2022

Now living in Paris, the novelist and poet says he hopes the cultural honour will focus more attention on the neglected realm of Arabic literature in translation.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

‘Blind Sinbad’: Bothayna Al-Essa Explores a Changing Kuwait, from War to Pandemic

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 11 Apr 2022

The Kuwaiti novelist Bothayna Al-Essa’s “Blind Sinbad: Atlas of the Sea and War” traverses 30 years of change in Kuwait, comparing the faces of war and pandemic.

Arts & Culture Development Literature & Translation Research

The Audiocasette’s Arrival in Egypt in the 1970s Unleashed Class Tensions

Tim Arlott | 09 Apr 2022

A new book by American academic Andrew Simon documents the explosive effect of the arrival of the audiocassette on Egyptian society in the 1970s and ’80s.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing

Authors of New Biographies of Famous Egyptians Take Their Craft Seriously

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 17 Mar 2022

The authors of new biographies of the actress Madiha Kamel and the writer Yusuf Idris discuss how they chose their subjects, and the research that went into writing about them.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus Literature & Translation Publishing

Algiers International Book Fair Returns, with a Vaccine Requirement

Riad Mazzouzi | 14 Mar 2022

Algerian publishers are happy with the return of the Algiers International Book Fair, but some criticize a decision requiring visitors to show proof of Covid 19 vaccinations.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing Scholarships

Arab Scholarships and Grants in Creative Writing and the Arts

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 05 Mar 2022

If you are passionate about culture and art, you can win scholarships most notably in creative writing and arts.

Arts & Culture Libraries Literature & Translation Publishing Refugees

Syrian Publishers in Exile Spread Arabic Culture in New Homes

Amr EL-Tohamy | 17 Feb 2022

Two Syrians who started publishing houses after fleeing their homeland talk about the rewards and challenges of their experiences.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

Applications Open for Third Khairy Shalaby Award

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 12 Feb 2022

The aim of a competition honouring the late Egyptian writer Khairy Shalaby is to encourage new literary talent in Arabic.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Covid-19 Disrupts Algeria’s Documentary Film Week

Riad Mazzouzi | 29 Jan 2022

Filmmakers and fans had been looking for a cultural boost from Algeria’s Documentary Film Week. Unfortunately, “the coronavirus had another say”.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

53rd Cairo International Book Fair Opens with Greece as Guest of Honour

Sayyid Mahmoud | 27 Jan 2022

More than 1,000 publishers from 51 countries are participating in the latest running of the Cairo International Book Fair, amid coronavirus precautions.




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