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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.

Kika Hotta

Kika Hotta

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

Kiran Chhabria

Kiran Chhabria

Director of Jumbo Electronics, columnist with Khaleej Times and Gulf News and author of 'Kitty Read More

Korky Paul

Korky Paul

Award-winning children's illustrator most famous for 'Winnie the Witch' and 'The Fish Who Could Wish'Read More

Lauren Child

Lauren Child

Author and illustrator who created the unforgettable characters for 'Clarice Bean', 'Charlie Read More

Lauren St John

Lauren St John

Author of fiction books for children and young adults including the 'White Giraffe' series and Read 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

Lisa Faulkner

Lisa Faulkner

Actor, cook and author of 'Recipes from My Mother for My Daughter', 'The Way I Cook' and, most Read More

Liz Fenwick

Liz Fenwick

Author of the Cornwall-set female fiction novels 'The Cornish House', 'A Cornish Affair' and 'A Read More

Liz Keaney

Liz Keaney

International speaker, author of 'Warrior Women', Conscious Living coach and founder of the Read More

Luigi Bonomi

Luigi Bonomi

Top literary agent who has launched the careers of many bestselling authors, including Festival 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

M. Ali F. Khan

M. Ali F. Khan

Performer and poet who will be appearing at the Festival as a member of the PoeticiansRead 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

Marcia Williams

Marcia Williams

Writer and illustrator bringing her distinctive comic-strip style to well-known classics by Read More

Marco Missiroli

Marco Missiroli

Italian author of 'Tailless', 'The Darkness on Him' and his award-winning 'The Sense of the Elephant'Read More

Marie Dullaghan

Marie Dullaghan

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

Marilyn Booth

Marilyn Booth

Translator of several contemporary Arabic novels including Elias Khoury's 'As Though She Were Read More

Mark Evans

Mark Evans

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

Maryam Ibrahim

Maryam Ibrahim

Born in 1989, Maryam Ibrahim is an Emirati woman with a variety of skills, who prizes herself Read More

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