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The authors for the 2016 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature have now been announced! More than 140 top authors from around the world will gather in Dubai on March 1-12 2016 for two weeks of literary activity.

Author Tag: Arab World

Heba Al Samt

Heba Al Samt

Started the first social virtual community called Emiratweet; initiated the UAE chapter of the Read More

Hoda Barakat

Hoda Barakat

Lebanese novelist who won the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature for 'The Tiller of Waters', Read More

Iman Ben Chaibah

Iman Ben Chaibah

Iman Ben Chaibah comes with IT Management experiences of 8 years, heading technology Read More

James Waterson

James Waterson

Author of a trilogy of books on the Middle East and a unique four-dynasty history of China Read More

Jasim Al	Ali

Jasim Al Ali

Human Resources Advisor to the Vice President and Managing Director of Dubai Media Incorporated Read More

John Man

John Man

Historian and travel writer specialising in China and Mongolia, author of Genghis Khan, The Read More

John McHugo

John McHugo

Arabist and author of the critically-acclaimed 'A Concise History of the Arabs' and 'Syria: A Read More

Justin Marozzi

Justin Marozzi

Writer of travel books including the highly-acclaimed 'The Man Who Invented History: Travels Read More

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor is a prominent and highly respected citizen of the United Arab Read More

Khalid Al Budoor

Khalid Al Budoor

Emirati modernist poet, film producer and co-founder of the Emirati Writers' UnionRead More

Liliane van der Hoeven

Liliane van der Hoeven

Author of children's books on Dubai including the activity book 'Footprints in Dubai' and the Read More

Lulwah Al Mansouri

Lulwah Al Mansouri

Novelist, poet and participant in the IPAF Nadwa, author of the award-winning 'We Came from the Read More

Maha Gargash

Maha Gargash

Emirati documentary filmmaker and writer of the acclaimed 'The Sand Fish' and 'The Other Me', a Read More

Mai El Khalifa

Mai El Khalifa

Executive at Dubai One TV, DMI, and media coach with over two decades of business experience Read More

Maitha Al Khayat

Maitha Al Khayat

Emirati author and illustrator of several children's picture books in Arabic including the Read More

Mark Evans

Mark Evans

Adventurer and educator based in Oman, renowned for his work using outdoor journeys to connect Read More

Muhsin Suliman

Muhsin Suliman

Muhsin Suliman is an author and playwright. He began by writing columns for newspapers and Read More

Nadia Al Najjar

Nadia Al Najjar

Winner of the Best Short Novel prize at the 2015 Emirates Novel Award for her book 'Cities of Read More

Noora Mohammed

Noora Mohammed

Author of 'Bad Blood', a novel about children forced to become adults too quickly and the Read More

Noura Al Noman

Noura Al Noman

Author of the Ajwan Trilogy, one of the few Arabic science fiction books for young adultsRead More

Noura Al-Khoori

Noura Al-Khoori

Children's author of 'Fanteer the Fluffy Flamingo'Read More

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