New novels by former Nadwa Participants

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IPAF winner Mohammed Achaari to lead literary masterclass

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Paul Starkey

Paul Starkey

Paul Starkey, British author and translator, was born in London in 1947. He studied Arabic and Persian at Oxford University, where he prepared a PHD thesis on the works of Tawfiq al-Hakim. He has translated a number of Arabic novels into English. He is presently Head of the Arabic Department at the University of Durham and Co-Director of the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World.

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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