Egypt’s Bakr & India’s Roy Win Big in 2017 Mahmoud Darwish Prize

Egyptian author Salwa Bakr and Indian novelist and activist Arundhati Roy were two of three winners for the 2017 Mahmoud Darwish Prize, announced earlier this month in… Read more "Egypt’s Bakr & India’s Roy Win Big in 2017 Mahmoud Darwish Prize"

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Abdel Aziz, Diop, Laabi, Fayadh Longlisted for 2017 Best Translated Book Awards

The fiction and poetry longlists for the 2017 Best Translated Book Awards (BTBAs) were released yesterday, and Elisabeth Jaquette and Mona Kareem were honored, respectively, for their… Read more "Abdel Aziz, Diop, Laabi, Fayadh Longlisted for 2017 Best Translated Book Awards"

First-ever ‘Global Humanities Translation Prize’ Brings Award to Mansur al-Hallaj Poems

Late last month, the Global Humanities Initiative announced winners of its first Global Humanities Translation Prize: The $5,000 prize — reported this week in Publishing Perspectives — was awarded… Read more "First-ever ‘Global Humanities Translation Prize’ Brings Award to Mansur al-Hallaj Poems"