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Al-Babtain foundation awards poets for top works

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KUWAIT CITY, June 16: Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation declared on Wednesday winners of its award for poetic creativity, the 18th edition. The foundation president, Abdul Aziz Al-Babtain said in a statement that the Moroccan critic Mustafa Rajwan won half the award for the best book, while the other half was awarded to his Egyptian fellow, Ahmad Darweesh.

Sudanese poet Roda Al-Hajj won the award for the top poetic divan. From Jordan, Abdullah Abu Shmais took it for poetry. The Palestinian poet, Alaa Al-Qatrawi, won the award in the young poets’ category. Zaher Al- Habib from Yemen was also a winner also for poetry. Moreover, the Saudi poet Abdulaziz Khoja joined the ranks of winners. (KUNA)

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