If you’re in London, Banipal will be launching issue 48, “Narrating Marrakech,” this Tuesday at the Kensington Central Library.
This year’s Nour Festival of the Arts — set to run from October 1 to November 30 — will kick off its series of talks on October 2 with a salon on Arab (and thus Arabic) science fiction.
More Arabic Literature and Translation Events this Month: From London to Brooklyn, Lucera to Los Angeles to Cairo…
There is an Arabic-literature-in-translation event somewhere in the world nearly every day in the second half of September.
Los Angeles, USA can look forward to several forthcoming Arab and Arabic literature events, thank to the recently expanded Levantine Cultural Center.
If you’re in London, don’t miss the 2013 Shubbak Festival’s big literary finish, with four fantastic authors exploring “Arab London’s artistic and literary heritage.”
Starting this Saturday, the Shubbak Festival, which bills itself as a “window on the Arab world,” will take place in and around London from June 22 – July 6: There are a number of literary events, at least two of which we… Read More ›
Both the Hay Festival (May 23 – June 2) and the Shubbak (June 22 – July 6) will feature a number of Arabic-literature events.
Mahmoud Saeed’s third novel in English translation (after “Saddam City” and “The World Through the Eyes of Angels”), “Ben Barka Lane” is set in the Morocco of the late 1960s.
CORRECTION: Three of the 5 originally noted were from last year’s fest. The remaining two are: Qatari writer Abdul Aziz al Mahmoud, whose novel The Corsair has just come out in English from BQFP. Al-Mahmoud is one of relatively few Qatari novelists; he recently… Read More ›
If you’re in England, the High Impact Tour approaches, where seven Dutch poets (including Palestinian-Dutch poet Ramsey Nasr) will tour through Oxford, Birmingham, Liverpool, Sheffield, Norwich, and London. (If you’re not in England, the Cairo Book Fair is coming up.) Yesterday,… Read More ›
On Thursday, January 24 at 6:30 p.m. (for a 7 p.m. start), Banipal magazine and The Mosaic Rooms are inviting Londoners to an evening of “poetry and discussion” with poets Asma’a Azaizeh and Marwan Makhoul: The event will be introduced by Banipal editor Samuel Shimon… Read More ›
If You’re in Cairo: ‘Aesthetics & Politics (Counter-narratives, New Publics, and the Role of Dissent in the Arab World)’
If you attend any of the sessions, please do consider guest-blogging or writing it up for a journal or newspaper & letting me know. If you have any questions about either of those possibilities, please email me at mlynxqualey –… Read More ›