Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The Book of Gaza: A City in Short Fiction
Last month the Gazan fiction writer and political scientist Atef Abu Saif toured Britain to prom...
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
anthology of futuristic Iraqi stories wins English PEN translation grant
An anthology of futuristic short stories by Iraqi authors edited by Hassan Blasim - winner of this y...
Friday, June 27, 2014
John McHugo's A Concise History of the Arabs now out in paperback
At a time like this, when events in the Arab world dominate the headlines, there must be many new...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
announcement on Funeral and Condolences day of Palestinian Judge Eugene Cotran
Judge Eugene Cotran , one of the most loved and eminent members of the Palestinian community ...
Saturday, June 07, 2014
'Translating the Syrian News': a prelude to UK tour of 'Syria Speaks'
(L to R): Malu Halasa, Paul Mason, Armand Hurault At the Translating the Syrian News event held...
Friday, June 06, 2014
BQFP publishes English translation of Lebanese novelist Jabbour Douaihy's June Rain
... A shootout in a church in a northern Lebanese village on 16 June 1957 in which some two dozen...
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
an evening of memories, insights and readings: Seamus Heaney Tribute at Kings Place
In March 2012 I was fortunate enough be present when Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney read his poetry ...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Philip Larkin Society takes the train to celebrate 50th anniversary of The Whitsun Weddings
at Hull station: Philip Larkin statue by sculptor Martin Jennings The Philip Larkin Society ha...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
This Room is Waiting: a groundbreaking anthology of Iraqi-UK poetry collaborations
report by Susannah Tarbush, London “'What’s the Arabic for aphrodisiac?’ someone shouted in...
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