New novels by former Nadwa Participants

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IPAF winner Mohammed Achaari to lead literary masterclass

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Waciny Laredj

Waciny Laredj is an Algerian novelist born in 1954. He is a Professor at the Sorbonne University in Paris and the Central University of Algeria, having settled in Paris in 1994. He has written many novels dealing with Algeria’s history and its harsh upheavals. For the past ten years he has produced work on the tragedies of the Arab nation, questioning the sacred and static account of its history. His books are published in Arabic and French. He has won a number of prizes for his work, including the Sheikh Zayed Prize for Literature in 2007.

  • Ashes of the East: the Wolf who Grew Up in the Wilderness 2014

  • Lolita's Fingers 2013

  • The Andalucian House 2011

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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