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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.

Raghad Al Safi

Raghad Al Safi

Chef whose passion is for food from her home country of IraqRead More

Robert Lindsay

Robert Lindsay

BAFTA, Tony and Olivier Award-winning actor known for starring roles in everything from Read More

Saeed Al Gergawi

Saeed Al Gergawi

Saeed Al Gergawi is a member of the Emirates Mars Mission’s Strategic Planning Team. The team’s Read More

Sahar Madani

Sahar Madani

Sahar Madani is the wife of the Saudi General Consul in Dubai. She is the founder of WE Group, Read More

Sahar Naja Mahfouz

Sahar Naja Mahfouz

Children's author and founding member of HUNNA writers' group. Her latest book is 'Laytani Akul Laa'Read More

Sarah Amiri

Sarah Amiri

Sarah Amiri is currently the Deputy Project Manager and Science Lead of the Emirates Mars MissionRead More

Saud AlSanousi

Saud AlSanousi

Kuwaiti novelist and journalist, whose novel 'The Bamboo Stalk' won the 2013 International Read More

Sean Fay Wolfe

Sean Fay Wolfe

17-year-old author of the Elementia Chronicles Trilogy, an unofficial Minecraft Fan AdventureRead More

Sebastian Fitzek

Sebastian Fitzek

Extremely succesful German crime writer whose novels include 'Therapy', 'Splinter', 'The Eye Read More

Selina Walker

Selina Walker

Publisher at Century and Arrow, Penguin Random House who published EL James and Emirates Read More

Shaima Al Marzooqi

Shaima Al Marzooqi

Children's author of 'Hamad's Trip in Dubai', 'Asma and Fofo the Bear', 'Ahmed and iPad', and Read More

Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi

Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi

Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi is a strong advocate of literacy among individuals of all agesRead More

Shihab Al Deen Al Musharaf

Shihab Al Deen Al Musharaf

Writer and illustrator of 'Alaa the Bounty Hunter', the first comic book by twofour54 creative labRead More

Shukri Al Mabkhout

Shukri Al Mabkhout

Winner of the 2015 International Prize for Arabic Fiction for his debut novel 'The Italian'Read More

Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage

Author of numerous poetry collections and novels, including 'Seeing Stars' and 'Walking Away'; Read More

Steven Berkoff

Steven Berkoff

Actor, playwright, photographer and author of books on theatre production, travel and Read More

Suad Amiry

Suad Amiry

Author of 'Nothing to Lose But Your Life' and 'Golda Slept Here'Read More

Sulayman Al-Bassam

Sulayman Al-Bassam

Co-founder of Kuwait-based theatre company Sabab Theatre and internationally-renowned Read More

Sultan Al	 Ameemi

Sultan Al Ameemi

Poet, writer and critic who is researching and compiling a detailed reference text on all the Read More

Sultan Al Qassemi

Sultan Al Qassemi

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi is a UAE-based columnist whose articles have appeared in The Financial Read More

Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa

Author of 'Mornings in Jenin' and the upcoming 'The Blue Between Sky and Water' and founder of Read More

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