Use these links to search in the LCC Library catalog by Subject Heading:
Arabic literature -- History and criticism
Middle East in literature
Short stories, Arabic
Below are two websites with information about contemporary Arab writers. There are also many excellent biographical articles on Wikipedia.
Al-Bab on Arab literature An overview of Arab literature with examples from classical, folk, and modern genres.
Radius of Arab-American Writers A literary organization dedicated to supporting creative and scholarly writing by Arab-Americans.
Multivolume sets of books in Arabic in Cairo bookstore. Flickr Commons, Photo by martynsmith500.