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
Land of No Rain – English edition of Amjad Nasser's first novel out now[read more]
Sheikh Zayed Book Awards – Announcement of Winners[read more]
Remembering the 5 March 2007 bombing of Al-Mutanabbi Street, Baghdad[read more]
Pioneering poet Ounsi el-Hage has died
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2014 shortlist announced[read more]
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