Sheikh Zayed Book Award Records the highest Number of Submissions for its 15th Edition

Department of Culture and Tourism, Abu Dhabi,
26 Octubre 2020, United Arab Emirates

The highest number of submissions have been recorded for the 15th edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, as its Reading Panel reported reviewing a record 2,349 submissions across nine categories, from 22 Arab and 35 foreign countries.

The Reading Panel concluded its review of all submitted works, the highest number in the Award’s 14-year history, in a series of virtual sessions presided over by HE Dr Ali bin Tamim, Secretary-General of Sheikh Zayed Book Award and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre, with the attendance of the Award’s Scientific Committee members Dr Khalil Al Sheikh and literary critic Sultan Al Ameemi, from Jordan and the UAE, respectively, as well as Dr. Ali Al-Kaabi from the UAE. 

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