Shortlist announced for 2021 International Prize for Arabic Fiction


Monday 29th March 2021: The Eye of Hammurabi by Abdulatif Ould Abdullah, Notebooks of the Bookseller by Jalal Barjas, The Calamity of the Nobility by Amira Ghenim, The Bird Tattoo by Dunya Mikhail, File 42 by Abdelmajid Sebbata and Longing for the Woman Next Door by Habib Selmi have today been announced as the shortlisted works for the 14th International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF). Each of the six shortlisted authors will receive $10,000, with the winner announced on 25th May receiving an additional $50,000.