New novels by former Nadwa Participants

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IPAF winner Mohammed Achaari to lead literary masterclass

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Rabee Jaber

Rabee Jaber

Lebanese novelist and journalist Rabee Jaber was born in Beirut in 1972. He has been editor of Afaq, the weekly cultural supplement of Al-Hayat newspaper, since 2001. His first novel, Master of Darkness, won the Critics’ Choice Prize in 1992. He has since written 16 novels, including The Journey of the Granadan (published in German in 2005), Berytus: A City Beneath the Earth (published in French by Gallimard in 2009,) America, which was shortlisted for the IPAF in 2010, and The Druze of Belgrade which won the prize in 2012.

  • The Birds of the Holiday Inn 2013

  • The Druze of Belgrade 2012

  • America (Al-Markaz al-Thaqafi al-Arabi/Arab Cultural Centre, Morocco and Lebanon, 2009)

    America 2010

Previous Years

You can find a complete history of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction here. Information on all the winners, shortlisted and longlisted...

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Translations

    One of the main aims of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction is to encourage the translation of Arabic literature into...

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