Al-Akhbar (Nouakchott) – Mauritanian writer and media figure Ahmed Ould Sidi won second place in the novel section of the Sharjah Prize for Arab Creativity, for his novel titled: “The Wolf”.
Today, the Sharjah Department of Culture announced the names of the winners of the Sharjah Award for Arab Creativity in its 26th edition, in which 18 contestants from different Arab countries won in the six literary fields covered by the award: poetry, novel, short story, theatrical text, children’s literature and criticism.
The Mauritanian writer – and the journalist for Al-Jazeera Network – has many literary publications, the most recent of which is a collection of Hassani poetry titled: “Tiflowatun”.
It is expected that the award-giving events will be organized in the Kingdom of Jordan next April.
The results of the competition were as follows:
First: Poetry winners:
The first: Ghaleb Ahmed Abdu Al-Atifi from (Republic of Yemen) for his collection (Many things that do not concern me)
The second: Salam Jalil Abdul-Hussein from (Republic of Iraq) for his collection (A Curved Life)
The third: Abdullah Mahmoud Al-Abd from (Syrian Arab Republic) for his collection (Intertextuality with Water).
Second: Short Story Winners:
The first: Reham Mahmoud Issa from (Syrian Arab Republic) for her group (Samak Bahri).
The second: Kamel Muhammad Kamel Yassin from (Palestine) for his group (Street Boys)
Third: Nourhan Nashat Fikry from (Arab Republic of Egypt) for her group (When I Became a Man).
Third, the winners in the field of fiction:
The first is Ali Awwad Abdullah Khudair from (Republic of Iraq) for his novel (Shatan al-Ramad)--
The second: Ahmed Sidi from (Islamic Republic of Mauritania) for his novel (Theeb) W-
The third: Anas Al-Filali from (Kingdom of Morocco) for his novel (My Heart Lives in Colorado and Dies in Al-Qasr Al-Kabir).
Fourth: Winners in the field of theater:
The first is Ebaa Mustafa Al-Khatib from (Syrian Arab Republic) for her play (The Andalus Butterfly)
The second: Kholoud Mansour Al-Musfi from (Syrian Arab Republic) for her play (The Lovers of “Don Juan”)
Third: Amira Ayman Ahmed Badawi from (the Arab Republic of Egypt) for her play (The Rooster).
Fifth: Child Literature:
The first is Haider Muhammad Houri from (Syrian Arab Republic) for his group (I will paint your dreams with poems)
The second: Hanaa Saad Mohamed El-Dayem from (Arab Republic of Egypt) for his collection (Garden of My Grandfather Bilal)
Third: Ibrahim Issa Muhammad Ali from (Republic of Yemen) for his group (Colored Questions).
Sixth: Winners in the field of criticism:
The first is Eman Essam Khalaf Kamel from (the Arab Republic of Egypt) for her study (Arabic Poetry and Digitization Transformations in Light of Technological Acceleration / Theoretical Framing and Applied Dimensions) and
The second: Muhammad Hassanein Imam Hassanein, from (the Arab Republic of Egypt) for his study (Arabic poetry from the vertical to the vertical column, the flash, “an elderly pain” as a model).
Third: Wafa Moftah (daughter of Youssef) from (Algeria), for her study (The Future of Arabic Poetry in Digital Time).