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 36 Literature in Yemen Today
Remembering the 5 March 2007 bombing of Al-Mutanabbi Street, Baghdad[read more]
Pioneering poet Ounsi el-Hage has died
"The act of translation is sacred," says prize sponsor Omar Ghobash[read more]
2014 shortlist announced[read more]
We remember Mark Linz[read more]
Jonathan Wright and William M Hutchins share the 2013 Saif Ghobash Banipal Translation Prize[read more]
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