Amir Tag Elsir, Aziz Mohammed, Ibrahim Nasrallah, Shahad Al Rawi, Walid Shurafa and Dima Wannous have been selected as the six authors shortlisted for the 2018 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF). Their names were revealed by a judging panel chaired by Jordanian academic, translator, novelist and poet Ibrahim Al Saafin (at a press conference held at the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation, in Amman, Jordan).
The full 2018 shortlist, announced on Wednesday 21 February, can be seen below:
Arab Scientific Publishers
Dar Tanweer, Lebanon
Dar al-Hikma, London
Dar Al Saqi