The ArabLit website has a nice article on translating Science Fiction into arabic. The Whys and Wherefores of Translating Science Fiction into Arabic by mlynxqualey At this year’s Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, YA author and would-be/will-be publisher Noura al-Noman drove in from Sharjah to talk about translating literature for young people.Continue Reading

Ekon is a Environmentalist Science Fiction movie which has been in development in the Middle East since 2010. The premise of the movie is that an unknown environment disaster has severely effected the planet’s biosphere. Here is the full synopsis from EKON’s official website: An unknown event has devastated Earth’sContinue Reading

Background: Noura Al Noman is an Emirati writer from Sharjah. She studied English literature at the UAE University and got Masters in Translation in 2004 from the American University in Sharjah. Previous to her current foray into Science Fiction she has written children’s books in the past. Ajwan is herContinue Reading