New novels by former Nadwa Participants

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IPAF winner Mohammed Achaari to lead literary masterclass

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Ahmed Saadawi

Ahmed Saadawi

Ahmed Saadawi is an Iraqi novelist, poet and screenwriter, born in 1973 in Baghdad, where he works as a documentary film maker. He is the author of a volume of poetry, Anniversary of Bad Songs (2000) and three novels, The Beautiful Country (2004), Indeed He Dreams or Plays or Dies (2008) and Frankenstein in Baghdad (2013). He has won several prizes and in 2010 was selected for the Beirut39, as one of the 39 best Arab authors below the age of 40. 

  • Frankenstein in Baghdad 2014

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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Translations

    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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