The Arthur C. Clarke Award has released its shortlist and it includes Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi, translated from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright, from Oneworld Publications.
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SHORT STORIES “Your Multicolored Life” by Xing He, translated from the Chinese by Andy Dudak (Clarkesworld Magazine, June 1) “Silver Tiger” by Lu Yang, translated from the Chinese by Eric Abrahamsen (New Yorker, June) “Woodcutter and Crows” by Shahidul Zahir, translated from the Bengali by Layli Uddin and
Check out Eric Becker’s interview on Words Without Borders with Jonathan Wright, who translated the award-winning work of Iraqi horror Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi.
Two works of SFT have been included in the Man Booker International Prize 2018 longlist: László Krasznahorkai (Hungary), John Batki, Ottilie Mulzet & George Szirtes, The World Goes On (Tuskar Rock Press) Ahmed Saadawi (Iraq), Jonathan Wright, Frankenstein in Baghdad (Oneworld)