Selections of poems and fiction, sampling the richness and variety of the hundreds of authors in the issues. Plus a chance to hear and see a few of the authors in performance.
Banipal 70, Mahmoud Shukair, Writing Jerusalem
speaks to Katia al-Tawil about her new novel and exposing religious fundamentalism in the Arab world
On the Literary Achievement of Mahmoud Shukair
Literary critic Fakhri Saleh, in this article about his fellow countryman, describes Mahmoud Shukair as "a founder of Palestinian fiction".