World Kid Lit

Wednesday June 9th, 2021

World Kid Lit blog, the @worldkidlit social media accounts, and the World Kid Lit month (September) campaign are run by an informal collective of volunteers.

International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF)

Wednesday June 17th, 2020

The International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) is the most prestigious and important literary prize in the Arab world. Its aim is to reward excellence in contemporary Arabic creative writing... more

FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards

Wednesday April 29th, 2015

FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards aims to recognise extraordinary artistic talent in three categories – fiction literature, film-making and art across more than 100 emerging market... more

Alliance Lab

Sunday January 4th, 2015

Alliance Lab is a website created by the International Alliance of Independent Publishers, providing resources related to digital publishing and related projects in developing countries.... more

Arab Kid Lit Now!

Monday September 1st, 2014

The collective ArabKidLitNow is dedicated to the discovery, promotion, and translation of Arabic literature for young readers, helping Arabic children’s literature find audiences in new languages... more

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Thursday April 25th, 2013

The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair is held every April. It holds a series of events focussing on international literature.

Sharjah International Book Fair

Thursday April 25th, 2013

Held in the U.A.E in November every year, the Sharjah International Book Fair is a 10-day annual event drawing over 800 publishers showcasing books from nearly 42 nations. It attracts over […]


Friday April 19th, 2013

Jadaliyya is an international news site on Arab issues with a good literary section featuring reviews and poems.


Friday April 19th, 2013

Qantara is an English language German based website featuring interviews with Muslim intellectuals, reports from Istanbul, Jakarta, Cairo or Kabul, book reviews, dialogues and experts’ analyses.