PEN Atlas: Atef Alshaer celebrates the Arabic language

To celebrate UN Arabic Language Day, poet, translator and professor Atef Alshaer shares the history, richness and possibilities for the lingua franca of the Arabic world.

Read this week’s PEN Atlas


Discover great books translated from Arabic on the World Bookshelf.

Read poems translated from Arabic by Atef Alshaer at Poetry Translation Centre.

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