Abdulaziz Al Musallam

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Abdulaziz Al Musallam is a poet and a writer from Sharjah, UAE. He is the Chairman of the Sharjah Institute for Heritage.

Al Musallam has worked on folklore including fairy tales, oral history and Nabati Poetry. He is considered the most popular folklore writers in the UAE and has published three collections of poetry and nine books on culture and heritage. His work includes Safar el Layali (1990), Baqaya el Lail (1995) and Tofolat Hob wa Salam (1998).

He has also written several books including Al Zakera al Shabya (1999), Al Azyaa wa al zina (2001), Al Lahjah al Emarateya (2001), Bu Ahmed (2005), Rashed al Shoq (2002), Marawed (2002), Bosmah (2002), Madaaen al Reeh (Wind Cities) published in 2004, Marames (2004) and Sharjah (2005).

Al Musallam is a founding member of the Architectural Heritage Society established in 2003, and a member of the Sharjah National Theater. He has participated in many Arabic and international symposia, conferences and forums on cultural heritage, folklore and history and is regularly writes essays and editorials on these subjects for leading Arabic newspapers and periodicals.