New novels by former Nadwa Participants

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IPAF winner Mohammed Achaari to lead literary masterclass

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Ashraf al-Khamaisi

Ashraf al-Khamaisi is an Egyptian short story writer and novelist, born in Luxor, Egypt, in 1967. He works as an editor for Al-Thaqafa Al-Jadida magazine. His story The Four Wheels of the Hand-Pushed Cart won first prize in a short story competition for writers from all over the Arab world, organised by the newspaper Akhbar al-Adab. He has published three short story collections and two novels: The Idol (1999) and God's Land of Exile (2013), which was longlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction in 2014.

  • Gods Places of Exile

    God's Land of Exile 2014

  • Sharp Turning 2015

Previous Years

You can find a complete history of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction here. Information on all the winners, shortlisted and longlisted...

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    One of the main aims of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction is to encourage the translation of Arabic literature into...

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