The prize: Each of the shortlisted short-short stories will be awarded $50, with an additional $200 for the winner. There will be no fee for entries. Later this year, ArabLit will kick off our inaugural short-story contest:
What we’re looking for: Short-short stories, under 1500 words, translated from Arabic into English. Advertisements
Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailPrintLinkedInRedditGoogleTumblrWhatsAppPinterestTelegramPocketSkypeLike this:Like Loading…‹ ArabLit in Australia: A Conversation with Amal AwadCategories: ArabLit Story Prize 2018, literary prizes We are currently 60% of the way there. Lynx Qualey will serve as prize administrator and pass on the eligible stories to the judges, who will choose first a five-story shortlist, then a single winner. MLQ will not be involved in this selection process this year or any future year. Your support: The contest will kick off as soon as the ArabLit Patreon reaches its next goal level. Entrants will need to submit the story in English and the Arabic original, and demonstrate that they have translation rights to the story. The process: ArabLit editor M. A sentence of permission from the author will do. Judges: The inaugural judges are set to be author Maan Abu Taleb, literary translator Thoraya El Rayyes, and novelist Ruqaya Izzidien. In all cases, the winnings will be split evenly between translator and author.