Sheikh Zayed Book Award's longlist for 2012-2013 Literature Award
- United Arab Emirates: Saturday, January 19 - 2013 at 13:30
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Following the announcement of longlists in six categories, the Abu Dhabi-based Award named fourteen candidates for the 'Literature' title, selected from 245 nominations.
Seven collections of poems, Six novels and one collection of short stories made it to the Longlist.
The judges work is in progress since November 2012 to evaluate the long listed books.
The assessment results will be collectively evaluated by the Scientific Committee of the Award to produce a short list. The winners in the nine categories are scheduled for announcement in March.
The award comprises of nine categories where the total monetary prize stands at Dhs7m. Each prize consists of a gold medal bearing the SZBA logo, a certificate of merit and Dhs750,000.00. The Cultural Personality of the Year winner receives a prize of Dhs1m.
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