International Women's Day

A special offer for International Women's Day 2017

Banipal has a special back issue offer for International Women's Day, giving readers a terrifc selection of today's women writers from the Arab world – Get these 3 great issues for the price of 2:


Banipal 47 front coverBanipal 47 – Fiction from Kuwait (Summer, 2013) presents a selection of contemporary novels and short stories of 17 Kuwaiti authors, spanning literary voices from the 1960s to the present, and including works by Fatima Yousif al-Ali, Laila al-Othman, Thuraya al-Baqsami, Fawziya Shuwaish al-Salem, Bothayna al-Essa, Basima al-Enezi and Mona al-Shammari.


Banipal 44 front cover

Banipal 44 – 12 Women Writers (Summer, 2012) is a feast of fiction, with authors Huzama Habayeb (Palestine), Leila Aboulela (Sudan), Lina Hawyan al-Hassan and Maha Hassan (Syria), Hawra al-Nadawi (Iraq), Huda al-Jahouri (Oman(, Rachida el-Charni (Tunisia), Latifa Labsir and Hanane Derkaoui (Morocco), Fadhila el Farouk (Algeria), Renée Hayek (Lebanon) and Mansour Ez Eldin (Egypt) – writing on diverse issues of loss, identity, personal awakening, family relations, migration, exile, being black in the Arab world, prejudice, dealing with prison and discrimination, travel and local customs.


Banipal 42 front coverBanipal 42 – New Writing from the Emirates (Autumn-Winter 2011) presents works by 27 contemporary Emirati poets and fiction writers including Khulood al-Mu’alla, Fatima al-Mazrouei, Mona Abdulkader al-Ali, Nujoom al-Ghanem, Dhabiya Khamis, Sara al-Jarwan, Rawdha al-Belushi, Basema Younes, Maisoon Saqr, Mariam al-Ghafli, Mariam al-Saedi, Ebtisam al-Mualla and Dhabiya Khamis.


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