Arabic Fiction Now: A Conversation with the IPAF 2018 Shortlisted Authors

Talk

IPAF

WHEN April 22, 2018
7:30-8:30pm WHERE Emirates Writers' Union WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
Open to the Public

NOTE: This event will be in Arabic with simultaneous English translation.

What is the status of the novel in the Arab World? Is fiction an alternate window into the state of society in this dynamic, restless region? This panel brings together the authors shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) 2018 to discuss their works and the state of Arabic fiction today. The Prize is run with the support of the Booker Prize Foundation and funded by Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.

Speakers
Ibrahim Nasrallah, Authoer, "The Second War of the Dog", (Arab Scientific Publishers, 2016), Individuals
Aziz Mohammed, Author, "The Critical Case of "K” ", (Dar Tanweer, 2017), Individuals
Shahad Al Rawi, Author, "The Baghdad Clock", (Dar Al-Hikma, 2016), Individuals
Walid Shurafa, Author, "Heir of the Tombstones", (Ahlia,2017), Individuals
Dima Wannous, Author, "The Frightened Ones", (Dar Al-Adab, 2017), Individuals

Moderated by
Yasin Adnan, Writer and Broadcaster, Individuals

Hosted by
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute and Emirates Writers’ Union, Individuals


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