Sheikh Zayed Book Award Launches First Translations of Winning Titles
Date: October 18, 2019, 16:00 - 17:00
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) organised a seminar to launch the first translations of the award winning titles, as part of the activities of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2019.
The titles translated through SZBA Translation Fund included: “The Dinoraf” by Emirati author Hessa Al Mehairi (winner of the 2018 Children’s Literature Category Award), which was translated into Italian, French and English by Italian publishing house Marcos y Marcos, and “The Madmen of Bethlehem” by Palestinian novelist Osama Alaysa, which was translated into Ukrainian as part of a collaboration with Ukrainian publishing house Anetta Antonenko.