Sheikh Zayed Shortlists Announced

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has released the shortlists for its 16th edition in six of its nine categories. The 23 shortlisted authors come from 14 countries, following a record-breaking number of submissions in the Award’s history. The Award received over 3,000 entries from 55 countries this year. The The winners, which will be announced in April, will receive prize money of 750,000 UAE dirhams ($204,000). This year the laureates will be honored at a special ceremony at the Louvre Abu Dhabi on May 24.

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