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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.

Oscar Campbell

Oscar Campbell

Oscar Campbell started watching birds from a bicycle at a young age on the shores of Lough Read More

Parag Khanna

Parag Khanna

Leading global strategist, traveler and bestselling author of 'Connectography: Mapping the Read More

Parker Bilal

Parker Bilal

Author of seven novels and numerous short stories and essays; writer of the Makana Read More

Patrick Gale

Patrick Gale

Author of 'Notes from an Exhibition', 'A Perfectly Good Man' and 'A Place Called Winter'Read More

Paul MacAlindin

Paul MacAlindin

Conductor who set up the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq, now dissolved; his memoir, 'Upbeat', Read More

Peter Dale

Peter Dale

Enthusiastic wordsmith with an interest in cryptic crosswordsRead More

Peter F Hamilton

Peter F Hamilton

Bestselling science fiction author whose work includes the space operas of the Confederation Read More

Peter Frankopan

Peter Frankopan

Translator and highly-acclaimed history writer of 'The First Crusade: The Call from the East' Read More

Philip Reeve

Philip Reeve

Author of 'Railhead' and the Mortal Engines Quartet, as well as his collaborations with Sarah Read More

Piers Torday

Piers Torday

Award-winning children's author of 'The Dark Wild'; he recently completed his father Paul Read More

Piyush Jha

Piyush Jha

Piyush Jha is an acclaimed film director, ad filmmaker and the author of bestselling Read More

Priyanka Talwar

Priyanka Talwar

Author of 'You Can't Always Tell!', a children's book about food allergiesRead More

Rabai Khalil Al Madhoun

Rabai Khalil Al Madhoun

Author, journalist and editor; his second novel 'Destinies: Concerto of the Holocaust and the Read More

Rachel Hamilton

Rachel Hamilton

Dubai-based author of the award-winning children's books 'The Case of the Exploding Loo', 'The Read More

Ram Buxani

Ram Buxani

Highly-respected businessman in Dubai; he chronicles his rags to riches journey in his memoirs Read More

Ramesh Shukla

Ramesh Shukla

Ramesh Shukla describes his destiny and his presence in the United Arab Emirates as being ‘in Read More

Rana Nejem

Rana Nejem

Author and former broadcast journalist, currently a social and cultural intelligence coach; Read More

Raymond Khoury

Raymond Khoury

Screenwriter and producer of 'Waking the Dead' and 'Spooks', and bestselling author of numerous Read More

Reem Al Kamali

Reem Al Kamali

Emirati author of 'Saltanat Hurmoz', journalist and columnist for Al Bayan; winner of the 2015 Read More

Richard Byrne

Richard Byrne

Writer and illustrator of children's books including 'Spotty Lottie and Me', 'Really, Really, Read More

Richard Porter

Richard Porter

Leading ornithologist in the Middle East and founder of the Ornithological Society of the Read More

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