Wednesday, December 16, 2009

International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2010

The shortlist for this year’s prize was announced today, Tuesday 15 December, by Taleb Alrefai, Chair of Judges for the 2010 prize, at a press conference at the Beirut International Book Fair in Lebanon.

The shortlist comprises; MUHAMMAD AL-MANSI QINDEEL, (Egyptian); MANSOURA EZ ELDIN, (Egyptian); RABEE JABIR, (Lebanese); ABDO KHAL, (Saudi Arabian); RABA’I MADHOUN, (Palestinian) and JAMAL NAJI, (Jordanian).

IPAF is a prestigious literary award celebrating the very best of contemporary Arabic fiction.

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