Korean Cultural Center organizes Korean Language Speech & Writing Contest

Sat, 08 Jul 2023 - 02:37 GMT

The Korean Cultural Center in Egypt organized the 2023 edition of the Korean language Speech and Writing Contest for students of the King Sejong Institute.

10 famous Egyptian novels that have received adaptations

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 10:17 GMT

Egypt Today looks at 10 Egyptian novels which have received film/TV adaptations.

Edgar Allen Poe's best stories

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 - 08:38 GMT

Egypt Today celebrates the birthday of Edgar Allen Poe, the famed master of Gothic literature who helped revolutionize the genres of horror, science fiction and mystery.

Prominent author Khaoula Hamdi reissues ‘Aain El-Mafar?’

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 - 11:50 GMT

Prominent Tunisian author Khaoula Hamdi will reissue a novel called “Aain El-Mafar?” during the upcoming edition of Cairo International Book Fair.

Scan technique reveals secrets of ancient Egyptian mummies

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 - 04:24 GMT

will be able to read the secret writings on papyrus papers that were used for making mummy sarcophagi through a new scan technique

Emirates Airline Festival announces initiative for Egyptian students

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 03:45 GMT

The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature has announced an initiative inviting in students from Egypt.

Taghreedet al-Baga’a’ author Mekkawi Said dies at 61

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 08:55 GMT

Egyptian prominent author Mekkawi Said died at the age of 61.

Egypt celebrates 200 years since decoding Rosetta Stone

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 11:27 GMT

Beheira Governorate celebrates 200th anniversary since cracking the code of the Rosetta Stone for three days.

Today in History – Author Terry McMillan is born

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 03:35 GMT

October 18 is the birthday of African-American best-selling novelist Terry McMillan, who turns 66 this year.

Tracking the origins of Heretic Writing

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 04:41 GMT

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum and Bibliotheca Alexandrina Center for Calligraphy Studies will be launching a course exploring Heretic Writing.

Today in History - Gothic horror author Edgar Allan Poe dies

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 04:03 GMT

On October 7, 1849, Edgar Allan Poe died in Washington College Hospital at the young age of 40.

Profile – Author Kazuo Ishiguro

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 05:40 GMT

Kazuo Ishiguro is the proud owner of this year’s Nobel Prize, thanks to his novel’s themes great emotional power.

Talal Faisal at Townhouse Salon

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 - 02:11 GMT

Continuing its “Townhouse Salon” sessions on Townhouse Gallery will host the Egyptian novelist Talal Faisal on Saturday.

Today in History - Herman Melville, author of ‘Moby Dick,’

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 - 03:57 GMT

September 28 marks the death of Herman Melville, the American novelist best known for giving the world "Moby Dick."

Today in History: The death of author Edward Said

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - 02:34 GMT

September 25 marks the death anniversary of leading author and theorist Edward Said.

Celebrating the life of author Upton Sinclair

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 05:41 GMT

September 20 is the 139th birthday of American author Upton Sinclair, best known for his book “The Jungle,” which exposed corruption in the meat industry.

Biography sheds light on forgotten African-American author

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 12:22 GMT

A biography published this year sheds light on a forgotten yet influential black author, Chester B. Himes.

Akhil Sharma promotes book 'A Life of Adventure and Delight'

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 07:37 GMT

Indian-American author Akhil Sharma's newest release is a compelling look at life as an Indian.

Annie Proulx, writer of 'Brokeback Mountain,' turns 82

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 - 10:56 GMT

August 22 marks the birthday of award-winning American author Annie Proulx, best known for writing the book that was adapted into 'Brokeback Mountain.’

Books by Arab women part of 'Women in Translation' month

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 - 09:20 GMT

As part of the 'Women in Translation' month event for August several books by Arab woman writers have been highlighted.