Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces long list in translation category

ABU DHABI, 30th November, 2016 (WAM) — The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) announced today its long list for the Translation category, consisting of 8 titles out of 86 nominations received. These nominations came mostly from Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, and France.

The award has announced its long list in two categories so far;’ Arts and Literary Criticism’ and ‘Best Contribution to the Development of Nations’.

The announcements will continue for the remaining awards during the next few weeks.

The Sheikh Zayed Book award, an independent cultural award administered by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, is presented every year to outstanding writers, intellectuals, publishers as well as young talents whose writings and translations of humanities have scholarly and objectively enriched Arab cultural, literary and social life.