2017 Arab American Book Awards Announced: 3 Big Names, 1 Debut Novel

7 at the museum, which is in Dearborn, Michigan. A complete list of winners and honorable mentions:
WINNER: Fiction Award
The Angel of History
By Rabih Alameddine
HONORABLE MENTION: Fiction
13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl
By Mona Awad
WINNER: Evelyn Shakir Non-Fiction Award
Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine
By Steven Salaita
HONORABLE MENTION: Non-Fiction
Industrial Sexuality: Gender, Urbanization, and Social Transformation in Egypt
By Hanan Hammad
WINNER: George Ellenbogen Poetry Award
Something Sinister
By Hayan Charara
HONORABLE MENTIONS: Poetry
One Hundred Hungers
By Lauren Camp
Hagar Poems
By Mohja Kahf
WINNER: Children/Young Adult
The Treasure of Maria Mamoun
By Michelle Chalfoun
HONORABLE MENTIONS: Children/Young Adult
The Three Lucys
By Hayan Charara (author) and Sara Kahn (illustrator)
Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine
By Ibtisam Barakat
A call for submissions for the 2018 awards will be issued in December 2017. Advertisements

Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailPrintLinkedInRedditGoogleTumblrPinterestPocketLike this:Like Loading…‹ Sunday Submissions: PEN Translation Prize Open Now‘Excellence of the Arabs’: Ibn Qutaybah and the Cultural Authority of Poetry ›Categories: Arab-American The awards   —    sponsored by the Arab American National Museum — will be presented at a celebration on Saturday, Oct. The winners of the 2017 Arab American Book Awards have been announced, with well-known authors Rabih Alameddine (fiction), Hayan Charara (poetry), and Steven Salaita (nonfiction) taking three of the top awards:
The fourth award, for children’s and young adult literature, went to pediatric nurse and debut author Michelle Chalfoun for   The Treasure of Maria Mamoun. More about all the books at the Arab American National Museum website.