Arab Literary Prizes and their impact on the writing sector and in popularizing writers
Date: May 24, 2022, 13:30 - 14:30
Location: Abu Dhabi International Book Fair - Main Stage
Discussion held on Arab Literary Prizes and their impact on the writing sector and in popularizing writers. The discussion covered the below themes:
- The role of literary awards in stimulating the Arabic publishing and writing sector.
- The importance of literary awards in popularizing writers, especially in the aftermath of COVID-19.
- Arabic literary award initiatives for the global publication of Arabic literature: translation initiatives.
- How can awards be advanced to make a greater future impact? What initiatives can be developed to support the book publishing industry considering contemporary challenges?