The Swedish Academy has defended its decision to award the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature to Austrian writer Peter Handke, saying he had made provocative comments but had not supported bloodshed.
Tokyo’s first female governor looks back a her time in Egypt and weighs in on issues like education in Egypt and Japan, women and the environment.
The Supreme Council of Culture will hold the annual meeting to announce the winners of the State Awards on Sunday, June 23.
The Alexandria Book Fair will host more than 50 local publishers. Kuwait, UAE, Syria and Palestine will also participate in the event.
On Dec. 18 of every year, the world celebrates the International Day of the Arabic Language.
The American University in Cairo Press announced Dec. 12 that Saudi novelist Omaima al-Khamiswon the 2018 Naguib Mahfouz Medal.
Five things to know about the Nobel Literature Prize.
The upcoming edition of the Hamsa International Festival for Arts and Literature will honor actor Yasir Galal for his recent role in the series “Rahim” last Ramadan.
Swedish intellectuals form new literature prize in Nobel protest
The first session of the Arab-Chinese literature forum kicked off on Thursday in Cairo.
Google is honoring the prominent modern Arabic literature icon, the late Egyptian author Radwa Ashour with a Google Doodle to celebrate the influential writer’s birthday on May 26.
2018 Nobel Literature prize postponed over Academy sex scandal.
Nobel prize in literature may be cancelled in 2018.
The potential occurrences of similar cases still looms overhead.
Novelist Ahmed Naji was fined LE 20,000 for publishing “indecent text that violates public modesty” due to a chapter from his novel “Using Life”.
On the anniversary of his death, Egypt Today takes a brief look at the life of the world's most famous author, William Shakespeare.
Diversity was a dominating trait in Tawfik’s life; he wrote about assorted issues: love, freedom, oppression, friendships, relationships, optimism and pessimism.
Crowds at the al-Azabkeya tent at the Cairo International Book Fair have been growing year-by-year because of the wide variety of rare and specialist books.
January 25 marks the 136th anniversary of the birth of acclaimed English author Virginia Woolf. Egypt Today looks at the life of this fascinating woman
Al-Arabi Publishing and Distributing will host a discussion and book signing for the works of Argentine author Claudia Piñeiro.