Category: Tunisia

  • Sheikh Zayed Book Awards 2024 winners announced.

    Sheikh Zayed Book Awards 2024 winners announced.

    Reem Bassiouney, Dr Houssem Eddine Chachia, and Dr Ahmed Somai won at the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards 2024 on Thursday, April 4, 2024. The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is presented to Arab writers, intellectuals, and publishers as well as young talent whose writings and translations of humanities have scholarly and objectively enriched Arab cultural, literary…

  • Prix Orange du Livre en Afrique 2024 finalists announced

    Prix Orange du Livre en Afrique 2024 finalists announced

    The finalists of Prix Orange du Livre en Afrique 2024 were announced on Thursday, March 14, 2024. Prix Orange du Livre en Afrique (Orange Book Prize in Africa) was set up to reward a fiction text written in French by an African writer from a publishing house based on the continent in 2018. It is…

  • Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2024 shortlists announced.

    Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2024 shortlists announced.

    The shortlists for the Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2024 were announced on Thursday, March 7, 2024. The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is presented to Arab writers, intellectuals, and publishers as well as young talent whose writings and translations of humanities have scholarly and objectively enriched Arab cultural, literary and social life. The categories handed out…

  • International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2024 longlist announced.

    International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2024 longlist announced.

    The longlist for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2024 was announced on Thursday, December 14, 2023. The International Prize for Arabic Fiction is the most prestigious literary prize in the Arab world. It aims to reward excellence in contemporary Arabic creative writing and to encourage the readership of high-quality Arabic literature internationally through the…

  • Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2024 longlists announced.

    Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2024 longlists announced.

    The longlists for the Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2024 in literature, Children’s Literature, Young Author and Translation were announced on November 17 and 28, 2024. The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is presented to Arab writers, intellectuals, and publishers as well as young talent whose writings and translations of humanities have scholarly and objectively enriched Arab…

  • Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2023 shortlist announced.

    Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2023 shortlist announced.

    The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2023 announced its shortlists in the Literature, Young Author, and Literary & Art Criticism categories on March 9, 2023. The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is presented to Arab writers, intellectuals, and publishers as well as young talent whose writings and translations of humanities have scholarly and objectively enriched Arab cultural,…

  • Yamen Manai wins the Orange Book Prize in Africa 2022.

    Yamen Manai wins the Orange Book Prize in Africa 2022.

    Yamen Manai’s novel Bel Abîme was declared the winner of Prix Orange du Livre en Afrique 2022 at a ceremony in Dakar, Senegal on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Prix Orange du Livre en Afrique (Orange Book Prize in Africa) was set up to reward a fiction text written in French by an African writer from…

  • Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2022 shortlists announced

    Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2022 shortlists announced

    Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2022 shortlists in literature, Emerging Author, and Children’s-lit Categories were announced on March 17, 2022. The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is presented yearly to Arab writers, intellectuals, and publishers as well as young talent whose writings and translations of humanities have scholarly and objectively enriched Arab cultural, literary and social life.…

  • John Sibi-Okumu feted at Tunisia’s Carthage Theatre Festival 2021.

    John Sibi-Okumu feted at Tunisia’s Carthage Theatre Festival 2021.

    John Sibi-Okumu was given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Carthage Theatre Festival 2021 in Tunis, Tunisia on December 4, 2021. The Carthage Theater Days or Journées Théâtrales de Carthage is a theatre festival hosted by the government of Tunisia since 1983. It happens every two years alternating with the Carthage Film Festival. The festival…

  • Khalil Diallo, Eugène Ébodé, Yamen Manai are Prix Mare Nostrum 2021 finalists.

    Khalil Diallo, Eugène Ébodé, Yamen Manai are Prix Mare Nostrum 2021 finalists.

    Khalil Diallo, Eugène Ébodé and Yamen Manai were revealed to be finalists of the Prix Mare Nostrum 2021 on September 30, 2021. Mare Nostrum – Une Méditerranée autrement (English: Our sea – A Mediterranean otherwise), is an association of women and men, united by the desire to promote “Mare Nostrum” within the Occitanie Region, on…

  • Amine Al Ghozzi is European Union Prize for Literature 2021 laureate

    Amine Al Ghozzi is European Union Prize for Literature 2021 laureate

    Amine Al Ghozzi’s Zindali: The Night of 14 January 2011 was announced to be a laureate of the European Union Prize for Literature 2021 on May 18, 2021. The European Union Prize for Literature recognises emerging fiction writers from the European Union and beyond. Engaging the 41 countries participating in the Creative Europe programme of…

  • Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2021 winners announced.

    Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2021 winners announced.

    The winners in the different categories of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2021 have been announced today, April 22, 2021. The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is presented yearly to Arab writers, intellectuals, and publishers as well as young talent whose writings and translations of humanities have scholarly and objectively enriched Arab cultural, literary and social…

  • International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2021 shortlist announced.

    International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2021 shortlist announced.

    The shortlist for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2021 was announced on March 29, 2021. The International Prize for Arabic Fiction is the most prestigious and important literary prize in the Arab world. Its aim is to reward excellence in contemporary Arabic creative writing and to encourage the readership of high-quality Arabic literature internationally…

  • Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2021 shortlists announced.

    Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2021 shortlists announced.

    The shortlists in Literature’, ‘Young Author’ and ‘Children’s Literature’  categories of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2021 were announced on March 16, 2021. The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is presented yearly to Arab writers, intellectuals, and publishers as well as young talent whose writings and translations of humanities have scholarly and objectively enriched Arab cultural,…

  • International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2021 longlist announced.

    International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2021 longlist announced.

    The longlist for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2021 has been announced today, March 1, 2020. The International Prize for Arabic Fiction is the most prestigious and important literary prize in the Arab world. Its aim is to reward excellence in contemporary Arabic creative writing and to encourage the readership of high-quality Arabic literature…