Application for Naguib Mahfouz Award for Fiction 2022 launches



Thu, 07 Jul 2022 - 11:31 GMT


Thu, 07 Jul 2022 - 11:31 GMT

Naguib Mahfouz - FILE PHOTO

Naguib Mahfouz - FILE PHOTO

CAIRO – 6 July 2022: Under the auspices of Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem, the Supreme Council of Culture announced the launch of application for the Naguib Mahfouz Award for Fiction, entitled "Naguib Mahfouz Award for the Novel in Egypt and the Arab World 2022". Submissions run until August 21.





The award is LE 75,000 for the best Egyptian novel, and LE 75,000 for the best Arabic novel. It is granted to Egyptians and Arabs residing abroad for the best novels published during the years 2020/2021.





Contestants shall not submit the same novel to another contest until the contest result is announced,and the submitted novel should not have won an award in other competitions.





Moreover, contestants must submit four copies of the novel in addition to a copy in PDF. Works will not be retrieved after they have been checked.





Applicants must head to the competitions department at the Supreme Council of Culture to fill out the competition form and submit:



- Brief printed C.V.


- A photocopy of the national ID card [for Egyptians] or a copy of the passport (for Arabs).


- Bank letter with account number (in case of winning).





The last date for receiving works is August 31, 2022.









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