December 2014: Global Calendar of Arab and Arabic Literature Events

Arabic Literature (in English)

Arab and  Arabic literature events in some form of translation. Please email with your own or add them below:

December 1


Beirut Arab Book Fair Continues (Beirut, Lebanon)

The fair opened yesterday and will continue, at BIEL, through December 11, boasting dozens of signings and parallel events. Today (Nov. 29), go to a signing of Jana Elhassan’s new book, 99More here.

Children’s Literature and Comics from the Maghreb (Paris, France)

Several events as well as displays on “Cartoons of the Arab world” and “Illustrators of the Arab world.” From the Institut du Monde Arabe and in partnership with la Médiathèque jeunesse, la Librairie-boutique et les Actions éducatives de l’IMA. More here.

Literature and Cinema with Mahmoud Qassim (Muharraq, Bahrain)

At the Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture & Research. More here. 

December 2

Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline (Washington D.C., USA)

The readings from the Syria Speaks collection will…

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