Huzama Habayeb

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…

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Mentor Sahar Al Mougy and writer Mohanned Al Dabi.

Sahar Al Mougy, Mohanned Al Dabi at International Prize for Arabic Fiction Writers Workshop

Six writers and their mentors are currently at the ninth annual writers’ workshop hosted by the International Prize for Arabic Fiction. They range in age…

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Erick Livumbazi Ngoda, Christine A. Odeph, Laimani Bidali, June Mwikali Kimuyu, Monica Olive A. Owoko, and Kenneth Kaigua

Anasoma Writing Contest winners feted in Nairobi, Kenya

The winners of the Anasoma Writing Contest were given their prizes at a ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya on December 5, 2017. Anasoma (“she/he reads” in…

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