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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: Poetry

A.F. Harrold

A.F. Harrold

Creator and entertaining performer of poetry for adults and children, best known for his Read More

Adel Khozam

Adel Khozam

Highly regarded Emirati poet, journalist and broadcaster, author of three poetry collectionsRead More

Annie Brechin

Annie Brechin

Annie Brechin has published in The Wolf, Stand, Magma, Rising, B O D Y,  Ink Sweat & Tears, Read More

Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy

One of Britain's most admired poets and current UK Poet Laureate, best known for the Read More

Christine-Jean Blain

Christine-Jean Blain

Born of Afro-Caribbean descent, Christine-Jean Blain is a storyteller. Whether writing poetry, Read More

Dana Dajani

Dana Dajani

Dana Dajani is an award-winning Palestinian actor and writer based in Dubai.Read More

Danabelle Gutierrez

Danabelle Gutierrez

Gutierrez is the author of I Long To Be The River and & Until The Dreams Come.Read More

Farah Chamma

Farah Chamma

Dubai-born Palestinian spoken word poet and performer with the PoeticiansRead More

Frank Dullaghan

Frank Dullaghan

He is a frequent reader at the Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature and one of its poetry judgesRead More

Grace Nichols

Grace Nichols

Award-winning poet of several collections including 'I is a Long-Memoried Woman' and 'Picasso, Read More

Hajer Abdulsalam

Hajer Abdulsalam

Poet and actor who performs her poetry as part of the PoeticiansRead More

Harry Baker

Harry Baker

Author of 'The Sunshine Kid', UK Poetry Slam Champion, known for his wordplay and rhymesRead More

Hind Shoufani

Hind Shoufani

Palestinian filmmaker and poet, founder of the Poeticians collectiveRead More

Imtiaz Dharker

Imtiaz Dharker

Poet, artist and documentary film-maker awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry; her Read More

Jamal H Iqbal

Jamal H Iqbal

A polymath that truly loves the arts, Jamal Al Iqbal is a creative director, film and theatre Read More

John Agard

John Agard

Award-winning playwright, poet, short-story and children's writer best known for his poem, Read More

John Sampson

John Sampson

Professional musician, composer and actor, acclaimed for his musical performances alongside UK Read More

Julian Flanagan

Julian Flanagan

Julian Flanagan’s poetry has been published in magazines such as Ambit, Envoi, The Manchester Read More

Khalid Al Budoor

Khalid Al Budoor

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

Kika Hotta

Kika Hotta

Award-winning poet and translator; his latest collection of poetry features haikus inspired by Read More

Marie Dullaghan

Marie Dullaghan

Marie Dullaghan is a poet, writer, photographer, actor and musician.Read More

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