Ashraf Rady is an Egyptian journalist, political scientist and translator. He translates literary fiction as well as social sciences from English into Arabic, and is interested in promoting contemporary Balkan authors in Arabic translation via English.
Rady's residency in Sofia is within the Translation Collider project
that includes participation at the Sofia Forum on Translations, as well as in the collective residency work on translating contemporary Balkan authors into Arabic. His project is on translating the Croatian author Marinco Koscec's work A Handful of Sand
(Istros Book, 2015) via English into Arabic.
Public events with his participation
- 3-4 June | Sofia Forum on Translations
- 5 June | 17:00 | A conversation with students at the Arabic Studies Department of Sofia University
- 10 June | Peroto Literary Club I Arabic Translation Slam