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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.

Michael Foreman

Michael Foreman

Renowned author and illustrator of many books for children and adults, most recently the Read More

Michael Freeman

Michael Freeman

Journalist, author and photographer who has published several books on photographing countries, Read More

Mohammad Rabie

Mohammad Rabie

Award-winning author of three books including 'Amber Planet', 'Year of the Dragon', and the Read More

Mohammed Saeed Harib

Mohammed Saeed Harib

Emirati animator; creator and producer of the popular FREEJ cartoon series; director of the Read More

Monther Al Kabbani

Monther Al Kabbani

Saudi surgeon and bestselling novelist of 'The Shadow Government', 'Return of the Absentee', Read More

Mostafa Salameh

Mostafa Salameh

Explorer who has completed all seven summits, motivational speaker and author of 'Dreams of a Read More

Mourid Barghouti

Mourid Barghouti

Internationally-renowned Palestinian poet and author of 'I Was Born There, I Was Born Here' and Read More

Nadia Hohn

Nadia Hohn

Writer, blogger, artist and musician who intersects different media to create her work; author Read More

Nadiya Hussain

Nadiya Hussain

Television sensation, winner of the 2015 Great British Bake-off and author of 'Nadiya's Read More

Nasser Altamemi

Nasser Altamemi

Director of Media Content – National Media CouncilRead More

Nawal Alnuaimi

Nawal Alnuaimi

Founder, with her husband, of Paper Fig Desserts, a one-of-a-kind dessert store in the heart of Read More

Neel Shukla

Neel Shukla

Son of photographer Ramesh Shukla; proprietor of Four Seasons Ramesh GalleryRead More

Nicolas Forzy

Nicolas Forzy

Nicolas Forzy is the author of Alphanumeric, a young adult fantasy novel set in a world of Read More

Nigel Cumberland

Nigel Cumberland

Leadership coach, founder of The Silk Road Partnership and author of '100 Things Successful Read More

Nisha Katona

Nisha Katona

Barrister-turned-chef and curry evangelist; author of 'Pimp My Rice'Read More

Noura Al Noman

Noura Al Noman

Author of the Ajwan Trilogy and founder of Makhtoota 5229, the first Emirati publishing house Read More

Noura Al-Khoori

Noura Al-Khoori

Noura Al-Khoori’s first book, Fanteer the Fluffy Flamingo, was published in 2013. The popular Read More

Nujeen Mustafa

Nujeen Mustafa

Inspiring young woman who travelled from war-torn Syria to the Hungarian border in a wheelchairRead More

Omaira Farooq Al Olama

Omaira Farooq Al Olama

Founder of Advanced Learning Formulas, the only company where UAE nationals are trained by Read More

Omar Ismail

Omar Ismail

Chairman and Co-founder of the Gulf Roleplaying CommunityRead More

Omar Saif Ghobash

Omar Saif Ghobash

UAE Ambassador to Russia; initiated project to include more Arabic fiction in school curricula; Read More

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