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Welcome to Digital Banipal. The Spring issue – A Cornucopia of Short Stories – presents a rich collection of a traditional art – stories in a range of styles from all generations of short story writers – from Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Iraq and Jordan; from Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia; and from Yemen, Oman and Kuwait. From pioneers Zakaria Tamer, Mahmoud Shukair, Ibrahim Aslan, Said al-Kafrawi and Ahmed Bouzfour, to Jokha al-Harthi, Ahmed Saadawi, Huzama Habayeb, Basma El-Khatib, Ibrahim Farghali and Nasrin Trabulsi.

PLUS – A Travelling Tale from Moscow, Poets writing in Arabic, German & English from Iraq, Syria and Kuwait respectively; the 6 shortlisted novels of the 2014 International Prize for Arabic Fiction; and Guest Literature featuring British poet, editor and translator Stephen Watts.

Banipal – the most open, daring, democratic and attentive magazine of modern Arabic literature.

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