Neustadt in the News
The highlights reel from the 2014 Neustadt Festival is here! Watch the video above to catch part of 2014 Neustadt Prize laureate Mia Couto’s keynote talk and see everything that happened during the week.
In an interview with Words Without Borders recently, Neustadt juror Rabih Alameddine talks about creativity, translation, and the search for joy.
Neustadt juror Yahia Lababidi opened up about how the books that transformed his youth are like ex-lovers at the World Literature Today blog this week.
Our congratulations go out to Sinan Antoon, the 2014 winner of the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation, and the first author in the prize’s history to self-translate the winning title.
Fun Finds and Inspiration
You may think you know all of the classics, but did you know about these ten neglected classics? Though they’re often overlooked, they’re still worth a deep read.
A fantastic reading list from the Arabic Literature (in English) blog: Arab women writers recommend their favorite Arab women writers. Worth a look!