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M. Lynx Qualey

M. Lynx Qualey is the founder of ArabLit.org, a website that brings together translators, authors, publishers, critics, academics, and readers around discussions of Arabic literature in translation. She works as a book critic, reader, editor, and ghostwriter. You can follow her at @arablit.

Beyond the Shiny, Tiny Statue: 5 Books By and About Mary Wollstonecraft

Celebrate the wild and creative life of an iconic writer, philosopher, and activist with these five books by and about Mary Wollstonecraft.

Arab American Book Awards Showcase Increasing “Variety and Diversity”

The winners of the 2020 Arab American Book Awards, announced in August, showcase variety and diversity in both form and authorship.

#WorldKidLit Month: Why We Need Translated Lit for Kids!

First launched in September 2016, World Kid Lit Month is a month to celebrate and promote world literature for children and teens. The month focuses particularly on fiction, poetry, and nonfiction translated to English from other languages. How can you participate? Find out!

New No-fee Ekphrastic Poetry Prize for Teens and Adults

The Barjeel Art Foundation has opened a new, no-fee ekphrastic poetry prize for teens and adults. There are six categories.

From Mythic Maps to 1001 Nights: 9 of Twitter’s Delightful Lit Bots

Most bots are banal. Some bots are malicious. But there are also a few bots that bring a bit of wonder and poetry into your timeline.

Meet the 5 Writers Shortlisted for the 2020 Caine Prize for African Writing

The Caine Prize for African Writing is one of the world's major short-story prizes. Meet the five writers shortlisted for this year's prize.

12 Famous Authors Who Were Also Illustrators or Artists

A handful authors are also successful visual artists. These twelve -- six men and six women -- were best-known as writers, but also made surprising art.

Trying New Dishes During Quarantine: Medieval Cookbooks

Has quarantine led you to new experiments in the kitchen? If yes, there are many fun food experiments that await you in medieval cookbooks!

25 Must-Read Books for 4th Graders

This list of books for 4th graders aims for the nine- and ten-year-old's sweet spot. Not too old, not too young; not too serious, not too silly.

Lockdown Summer: Literary Translation Events Online

Lock-downs and shelter-in-place rules have changed the landscape of literary events. In response, these literary translation events have shifted online.