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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.

JE Peterson

JE Peterson

Historian and political analyst who has published numerous books and articles on the Gulf regionRead More

Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer

Number one bestselling author of numerous fiction books and short story collections, including Read More

Jessica Jarlvi

Jessica Jarlvi

In 2016, Jessica Jarlvi was a runner up in the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Read More

Jill Dawson

Jill Dawson

Bestselling author whose latest book, 'The Crime Writer', stars the brilliant but haunted Read More

Jo Malone

Jo Malone

Perfumer and founder of Jo Malone London, a perfume company frequented by celebrities; her Read More

Jo Marchant

Jo Marchant

Award-winning science journalist and author of 'Decoding The Heavens', 'The Shadow King' and Read More

Joan Scott-Minter

Joan Scott-Minter

Teacher and writer associated with the Festival as a moderator and performer at the Festival's Read More

John Hemingway

John Hemingway

Writer and translator; his book ‘Strange Tribe: A Family Memoir’ looks at the Read More

Jon Klassen

Jon Klassen

Award-winning canadian animator, writer and illustrator of children's books, including the Hat Read More

Jon Ronson

Jon Ronson

Author and filmmaker whose investigations into the stranger corners of human behaviour include Read More

Jonathan Lloyd

Jonathan Lloyd

Chairman of Curtis Brown, one of London's top literary and talent agenciesRead More

Julia Johnson

Julia Johnson

Author of more than a dozen children's books, including the acclaimed 'The Leopard Boy' and Read More

Julie Lewis

Julie Lewis

Adventurer and personal development expert who led an expedition of UAE breast cancer survivors Read More

Kamelia Bin Zaal

Kamelia Bin Zaal

Emirati creative landscape designer; won the 2015 RHS Chelsea Flower Show Silver Gilt AwardRead More

Kamiran Kanjo

Kamiran Kanjo

Actor, director and acting coach; participating in the Festival as a member of ArabramaRead More

Kanishk Tharoor

Kanishk Tharoor

Political and cultural commentator and award-winning writer of short stories; his debut Read More

Kathy Reichs

Kathy Reichs

Author of the phenomenally successful Temperance Brennan novels and producer of the television Read More

Kei Miller

Kei Miller

Jamaican poet, writer, essayist and blogger; his 'The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion' Read More

Keith Stuart

Keith Stuart

Games editor for the Guardian; writer of 'Sega Mega Drive: Collected Works' and author of 'A Read More

Kerby Rosanes

Kerby Rosanes

Internationally-recognised illustrator known for his intricate doodle art and geometric beastsRead More

Kevin Crossley-Holland

Kevin Crossley-Holland

Children's author, poet and translator; his most recent books include 'The Riddlemaster', Read More

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