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.
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.
Has quarantine led you to new experiments in the kitchen? If yes, there are many fun food experiments that await you in medieval cookbooks!
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.
Lock-downs and shelter-in-place rules have changed the landscape of literary events. In response, these literary translation events have shifted online.
Artists and writers are chronicling their journey with COVID-19 in interesting and thought-provoking ways. Pass the time with these COVID-19 comics.
What to read when you finish watching BAGHDAD CENTRAL (or in preparation for its arrival on Hulu).
A huge response to one of Joumana Medlej's Twitter threads led her to revive a project to make a handbook of traditional inks and paints of the Middle East.
For this reader by profession, so-called guilty pleasure books are books she's not being paid to read. Here's why reading for pleasure is important to her.
The year marks the centenary of Algerian author Mohammed Dib, whose work depicted mid-20th-century Algeria and offered bracing looks at violence and power.
The Nobel Prize for Literature recently opened their archives from 1969. Of the 103 writers from around the world nominated for the prize, four were women.
Leri Price has won Arabic literary translation's 2019 Banipal Prize for her "sharp and unobtrusive" translation of Khaled Khalifa’s DEATH IS HARD WORK.
Participate in #ReadAfricaWeek and get the details on who's involved and what's it about from Ashawnta Jackson, marketing manager of Catalyst Press.
Get to know the authors and titles, translated from 5 different languages, selected by the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation for their 2019 shortlist.
#FolktaleWeek is a chance to discover exciting artists from around the world. We've turned up five: from Syria, Salvador, England, Russia, and Australia.