Celebrating the 2016 shortlist in Abu Dhabi



The six authors shortlisted for the 2016 International Prize for Arabic Fiction will take part in a series of events in Abu Dhabi in the coming week.

Prior to the winner ceremony, which will take place during the evening of Tuesday 26 April, shortlisted authors Tareq Bakari, Rabai al-Madhoun, Mohamed Rabie and Mahmoud Shukair will discuss their works at a Writers’ Union event at the National Theatre (8pm, Sunday 24 April). The event will be hosted by Salha Obaid.