Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature


113 Kasr El Aini Street
P.O. Box 2511


Phone: 202 2797-6892+202 27

Since 1996 the AUC Press has presented the annual Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature, a major award in support of contemporary Arabic literature in translation.

The award, consisting of a silver medal and a cash prize, as well as translation and publication throughout the English-speaking world is awarded for the best contemporary novel published in Arabic (but not yet in English).

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  • First Prize: Medal and $1000

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