Two debuts make Arabic Fiction prize shortlist

Two debut novels are battling it out on the shortlist for the $50,000 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, including one soon to be published by Oneworld. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 17:00:27 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 00:23:29 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 08:11:57 UTC ]
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Grant, Shapiro and Jacobson make Wingate Prize longlist

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 08:00:18 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 22:18:02 UTC ]
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Gilbert and Costello on Bad Sex in Fiction Award shortlist

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 13:01:15 UTC ]
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Cusk and Moshfegh to judge Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 15:02:31 UTC ]
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Ian Williams wins Canada’s prestigious Giller Prize for his debut novel.

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[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 20:30:03 UTC ]
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Ian Williams wins the 2019 Scotiabank Giller prize for debut novel

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[ CBC | 2019-11-19 03:04:37 UTC ]
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Hockney and Gayford make Educational Writers' Award 2019 shortlist

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-17 19:17:20 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 03:53:44 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 19:11:34 UTC ]
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Egypt’s Muhammad Abdelnabi Wins France’s Arab Literature Prize

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-07 14:00:16 UTC ]
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[ The New York Times | 2019-10-21 15:10:57 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 09:03:45 UTC ]
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