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Thursday, January 10, 2013

International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2013 shortlist

The shortlist for the 2013 International Prize for Arabic Fiction has been announced:

Ave Maria by Sinan Antoon (Al-Jamal), Iraq
I, She and Other Women by Jana Elhassan (Arab Scientific Publishers), Lebanon
The Beaver by Mohammed Hassan Alwan (Dar al-Saqi), Saudi Arabia
Our Master by Ibrahim Issa (Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation), Egypt
The Bamboo Stick by Saud Alsanousi (Arab Scientific Publishers), Kuwait
His Excellency the Minister by Hussein Al-Wad (Dar al-Janub), Tunis

Each of the finalists receive $10,000. The winner, who receives another $50,000 and a guaranteed English translation, will be announced on April 23 on the eve of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

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