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This major German book fair also claims to be the largest reading festival in Europe. An important award ceremony kicks off the event on March 16, before it opens its doors to the public over four days.
Zaki chose ”Embaba” in particular to symbolise low-income neighbourhoods in Egypt and to emphasis his ironic tone in his comparisons of Egypt to other countries, especially when discussing how he, an Egyptian, got by in Europe.
Egyptian renowned writer Gamal El-Ghitani died Sunday after being a coma since August. El-Ghitani stands as one of Egypt’s literature heavyweights, winning many prizes and gaining international recognition. His last decoration was the Nile Award for Literature in 2015. He was also responsible for establishing Egypt’s most posh literary publications in 1993, after a successful …
“There isn’t any movement in literature and nothing has changed,” says writer
“I realised that history truly repeats itself, and that’s the core of “Bab El-Hegzay,” says author
Very proud to be long-listed for the FT/Oppenheimer Funds Emerging Voices Awards, says writer
“The participants’ skills are very advanced and they will definitely be influential writers in Egypt,” said El-Baaly
In his interview with Daily News Egypt, El-Gendy discusses the obstacles he faced to publish his first novels, revealing the other side of his mysterious personality and the sources of the ideas of his remarkable novels.
With his latest installation, ‘The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born’, Ibrahim Ahmed tries to expose people to power and the attractiveness it has
The competition, which is open till 1 December, accepts entries of short stories ranging 1500 and 5000 words. Five Stories will be published in Rowayat’s next issue, which will come out in January, and one writer will be awarded 2500 EGPs.
No declared reasons for confiscation, according to human rights researcher
Eighteen writers share their stories and experiences with the readers’ community at Sawy Culturewheel
New arrivals this month dive into love in post-conflict Iraq and the life of the famed author Taha Hussein
Rowayat’s editor in chief says the country has too many capable writers that do not get the opportunity to get published
The annual award is dedicated to literary works in three distinct categories
By Dr Cesar Chelala “I have tried to defend the legitimate right that every people in this world should have, which is the right to live freely with full civil rights. With all these miseries and tragedies, I have never used a weapon to fight these atrocious crimes except the pen,” wrote Hashem Shaabani, a young …
Meeting your dream book might be tough, but this event might get you closer to your goal
Abgadeya provides a venue for talented young artists and writers to express themselves and showcase their work.
A new website detailing the connection between Persian poet Hafiz and German poet Goethe.
While One Thousand and One Nights talks of the eastern side of the Arab world, One Hundred and One Nights’ stories take place in the western side