Literary Hub: An imprisoned Palestinian author has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction.

Literary Hub: An imprisoned Palestinian author has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction.

Basim Khandaqji, a Palestinian writer who has been confined to an Israeli prison cell for the past 20 years, has won this year’s International Prize for Arabic Fiction for his forth novel, A Mask, the Colour of the Sky. The novel follow Nur, an archaeologist residing in a refugee camp in Ramallah who discovers a blue ID card belonging to […]

Literary Hub: Read China Miéville’s powerful letter rejecting a German fellowship.

Literary Hub: Read China Miéville’s powerful letter rejecting a German fellowship.

I stand in solidarity with the countless German workers and activists within institutions such as yours who are appalled by and fighting against the current climate of racism, censorship, rising authoritarianism and atrocity-denial. Free Palestine. –China Miéville   In a fiery open letter published earlier today, the award-winning British speculative fiction writer (and recent Keanu Reeves […]

Electric Literature: Predicting the 2024 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

With March Madness and the Super Bowl recently crowning champions and the Grammys and Oscars awarding music and movies, it’s finally time for the literary world to have its own big moment in the sun. And that can only mean one thing: It’s Pulitzer time! While there are many book awards that highlight some of […]

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