Tag: Huzama Habayeb

  • Huzama Habayeb wins Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature 2017

    Huzama Habayeb wins Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature 2017

    Poet, short-story writer, and novelist Huzama Habayeb is the winner of the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature 2017 for her novel Velvet. Naguib Mahfouz was an Egyptian writer who won the 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature and passed on in 2006. In 1996, the American University in Cairo (AUC) Press set up the annual Naguib…