Al-Owais Creativity Award best translated book this year has gone to Shihab Ghanem & Wiaam Ghanem for their joint book 25 Short Stories from the UAE as announced today. The awards are to be handed on 19 April at 7.30 pm. The ceremony followed by dinner is to be held at Nadwat Al-Thaqafah wa Al-Uloom in Dubai.
Dr Shihab Ghanem received the same prize in 2012 for his translation of Kamala Surayya's poetry book Ya Allah, and again in 2014 for his translation of Daisaku Ikeda's Fighting for Peace
Ghanem also received from Al-Owais Creativity award: Cultural Personality of the Year in 2013.