The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is one of the world’s leading prizes dedicated to Arabic literature and culture. Bringing recognition, reward and readership to outstanding writers, intellectuals, publishers and young talent, the award promotes writing and translation that enriches our collective cultural, literary and social life. 

Now in it’s 14th edition, this year’s award acknowledges some of the most challenging and exciting work about the Arab world, reflecting the scope and depth of Arab cultural achievement both in Arabic and other languages. 

Join us here at 5pm UAE (2pm BST) on Thursday 16th April as we present the winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020.

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