Two Arabic Translations Longlisted for 2019 PEN Awards

via ArabLit, 12.12.18. Yesterday, PEN America announced the longlists for its 2019 literary awards. Ninety titles are in the running for prizes that honor fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and translation: On the ten-book longlist celebrating poetry in translation are two titles by Arab authors: The Shutters, Ahmed Bouanani (New Directions)Translated from the French by Emma Ramadan Revolution Goes Through Walls, Safaa Fathy (SplitLevel Texts)Translated from the Arabic by Safaa Fathy and Pierre Joris Safaa Fathy is … Read more Two Arabic Translations Longlisted for 2019 PEN Awards

English PEN’s Writers in Translation Winners:

 A European-language Heavy List BY MLYNXQUALEY on MARCH 28, 2015 • ( 0 ) Moroccan writer Abdellatif Laâbi, writing in French, was one of 16 winners of a “PEN Translates” award, announced yesterday: Although the list does include books originally written in the lesser-translated languages of Chinese, Turkish, and Gallegan (Galician), the majority are from the French (5), Spanish (3), and German (2), with additional titles from the Italian and two … Read more English PEN’s Writers in Translation Winners: