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Acclaimed Palestinian novelist Rabai al-Madhoun was invited last month to attend the Shubbak Festival in London. The author of The Lady ..read more
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“Thank you! I feel very encouraged and glad that readers are enjoying my first novel whose journey was not an easy one!” Those are the ..read more
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Last year Ibrahim Nasrallah won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction for his novel The Second War of the Dog, described by the jury ..read more
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This week, at the 2019 Society of Authors’ Awards in London, The Watermelon Boys by Ruqaya Izzidien (Hoopoe, 2018) was one of the six ..read more
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In January of this year, when Omani author Jokha Alharthi’s novel Celestial Bodies, translated into English by Marilyn Booth, was ..read more
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This month Ruqaya Izzidien’s The Watermelon Boys (Hoopoe, 2018) was shortlisted for the Betty Trask Prize and Awards. When the news ..read more
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Bothayna Al-Essa is the author of All That I Want To Forget, translated by Michele Henjum (Hoopoe, 2019), described as  “lyrical and ..read more
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Kuwaiti-born Bothayna Al-Essa, author of the forthcoming Hoopoe novel All That I Want To Forget, translated by Michele Henjum, is giving ..read more
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Veteran translator of Arabic fiction Nancy Roberts shared first prize of the 2018 Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International ..read more
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Seven Hoopoe novels are among the twenty entries competing for this year’s Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize For Arabic Literary Translation ..read more

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