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The authors for the 2017 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature have now been announced! More than 140 top authors from around the world will gather in Dubai on March 3-12 2017 for 10 days of literary activity.

Frauke Heard-Bey

Frauke Heard-Bey

Considered to be one of the foremost authorities on the history of the United Arab Emirates, Read More

George Berbari

George Berbari

George Berbari is a recognised global leader in the field of District Energy and a regional Read More

Hamad Al Hammady

Hamad Al Hammady

Emirati novelist who has written novels featuring ground-breaking plots including 'Left Towards Read More

Hananah Zaheer

Hananah Zaheer

Writer and editor; founder of #MTGcollective, her work has been featured in several Read More

Hany Torky

Hany Torky

Hany Torky is currently the Chief Technical Advisor of the Arab Knowledge Project (AKP) which Read More

Hassan Al Naboodah

Hassan Al Naboodah

Historian focusing on Arabic and Islamic history and civilization; Dean of UAE UniversityRead More

HE Jamal Bin Huwairab

HE Jamal Bin Huwairab

His Excellency Jamal bin Huwaireb serves as Cultural Advisor to the Government of Dubai. He Read More

HE Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi

HE Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi

Minister of State for Tolerance and President of Zayed UniversityRead More

Heidi Frost

Heidi Frost

Heidi Frost is a long time proponent of games as literature and the organizer of Dubai Read More

Hend Al Bedwawi

Hend Al Bedwawi

Self-development coach and specialistRead More

HH Dr Abdullaziz bin Ali Al Nuaimi

HH Dr Abdullaziz bin Ali Al Nuaimi

Member of the Ajman royal family; known as the 'Green Sheikh' for his work raising awareness Read More

Hind Shoufani

Hind Shoufani

Palestinian filmmaker and poet, founder of the Poeticians collectiveRead More

Hooda Al Shawa Al Qaddumi

Hooda Al Shawa Al Qaddumi

Winner of the 2008 Sheikh Zayed Award for 'The Birds' Journey to Mount Qaf', author of Read More

Hussain Ali Lootah

Hussain Ali Lootah

Highly reputed lawyer and founder of one of the leading law firms in the UAE; author of Read More

Ibrahim Farghali

Ibrahim Farghali

Journalist and author of books for young adults include 'Adventure in the City of the Dead' and Read More

Ibtihaj Al Harthi

Ibtihaj Al Harthi

Omani artist, illustrator and author of the 2015 Etisalat Award-winning 'Mah and Me' and, more Read More

Ivan Jakovljevic

Ivan Jakovljevic

Ivan Jakovljevic is Sector Lead of Google Middle East and North Africa. Jakovljevic is Read More

Izzeldin Abuelaish

Izzeldin Abuelaish

Palestinian doctor and author of 'I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey on the Road to Read More

Jalal Abuthina

Jalal Abuthina

Award-winning photographer and visual artist based in DubaiRead More

Jalal Jamal Bin Thaneya

Jalal Jamal Bin Thaneya

Campaigner for special needs; has made several journeys around the GCC on foot and on bicycleRead More

James Naughtie

James Naughtie

BBC radio and news presenter and author of works of non-fiction and fiction including 'Paris Read More

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