Symposium and signing ceremony for Wasini Al-Araj at Cairo Book Fair 2023

Symposium and signing ceremony for Wasini Al-Araj at Cairo Book Fair 2023
Symposium and signing ceremony for Wasini Al-Araj at Cairo Book Fair 2023
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Dar Don Publishing is organizing a symposium by the great Algerian writer Wassini Al-Araj, at the Cairo International Book Fair 2023, in its 54th session, on Sunday, January 29, in the signing ceremony hall in “Plaza 1”, at the Egypt Convention Center.

The discussion will be moderated by journalist writer Sayed Mahmoud, and it will be held at six in the evening, in which Wasini Al-Araj will talk about his novels published in its new edition by Dar Don, which are “Maryam Al-Wadiah’s Dreams”, “Nawar Al-Louz” and “The Conscience of the Absent”.

Dar Don also hosts the novelist Wasini Al-Araj on the next day, January 30, in its pavilion, from 6 to 8 pm, to sign his works.

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Wassini Al-Araj is considered one of the most important fictional voices in the Arab world. He was born on August 8, 1954 in the border village of Sidi Boujnan in Tlemcen. He holds the position of Professor at the Central University of Algiers and the Sorbonne University in Paris.

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Wassini Al-Araj has received many awards for his literary works. In 2007, he won the Sheikh Zayed Book Award (literature category), and in 2013 he won the Literary Creativity Award granted by the Arab Thought Foundation in Beirut for his novel Lolita’s Fingers. In 2015, he won the Katara Prize for the Novel. Arabic for his novel “The Butterfly Kingdom”, and his works have been translated into many foreign languages, including: French, German, Italian, Swedish, Danish, Hebrew, English and Spanish.

Among his literary works: Ashes of the East in its first and second parts, Butterfly Kingdom, Lolita’s Fingers, Casanova’s Women, Isis Copia’s Nights.

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