Iranian organization launches literary awards on Palestine

April 27, 2019 - 19:11

TEHRAN – The Literary and Cultural Union of Muslim Countries in Tehran has launched literary awards with the central theme of the Palestinian resistance.

Writers from all over the world have been invited to send their works created over the past 20 year to the union.

Winners will be selected in the categories of story, poetry and novel, secretary of the awards Mohsen Parviz said during a ceremony organized at the 32nd Tehran International Book Fair on Friday to unveil a poster of the awards.

“Defending Palestine is our duty and the literary awards as part of the resistance is also part of our duty,” Parviz said.

Writers can submit their works including short stories, poetry, children’s stories and travelogues to the secretariat of the awards found on the website no later than September 28.

Photo: A poster for the Palestine Literary Awards.


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