was born in the
His controversial novel Qawarib Jabailyyah (Mountainous Boats) was reviewed in Banipal 19.
Banipal's issue on Yemeni contemporary Literature featured a chapter from Wagdi's novel A Land without Jasmine, translated by William M Hutchins. The whole book is now being published by Garnet Publishing in late 2012. For more information about this book from Garnet, click here.
Banipal No 49 A Cornucopia of Short Stories
Banipal No 36 Literature in Yemen Today
2016 IPAF shortlist announced[read more]
UK translator of Korean literature wins Arts Foundation Award[read more]
Longlist announced for International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2016[read more]
14 January 2016 – Worldwide Readings for the life and freedom of Ashraf Fayadh[read more]
Paul Starkey wins 2015 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation[read more]
AlMultaqa Prize for the Arabic Short Story launched in Kuwait[read more]
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