Mawred Grants for Young Writers Go To Rania Mamoun, Soukaina Habiballah

How I wish i could join them. LOL. šŸ™‚ However, do they accept any stories about restaurants, celebrities? Wait, this gives me a good idea! Probably you’ll see it sometime. šŸ˜‰


Ten Arab artists under 35 have been granted awards from Al-Mawred Al-ThaqafyĀ as part of its 2014 Production Awards Program. Two are writers:

grantsThey areĀ Sudanese writer and activist Rania Mamoun and Moroccan poet and novelist Soukaina Habiballah.

The other grantees are working in the fields of music, theatre, film, video and visual arts.

Mamoun won a grant ā€” which can be up to $6000 ā€” to write a novel titledĀ Azeeb,Ā while Habiballahā€™s was to writeĀ Why Must Zubeida Commit Suicide?,Ā a book reportedly about the suicide of a small-town mother living in northern Morocco.

Mamoun was born in east-central Sudan in 1979, and has worked both in print and in broadcast journalism. Sheā€™s published a book of short stories, The Thirteen Months of SunriseĀ (2009) and a novel,Ā A Wild PlantĀ (2006).Ā Mamoun also receivedĀ an Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) grant in 2009 and was selected toā€¦

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