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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.

Robert Davies

Robert Davies

Managing Editor at The British Library involved with the Crime Classics series that publishes a Read More

Robert Twigger

Robert Twigger

Author of fiction and non-fiction books including 'Red Nile: A Biography of the World's Read More

Sabrina Ghayour

Sabrina Ghayour

Persian and Middle Eastern chef, teacher and bestselling author of 'Persiana' and 'Sirocco'Read More

Sadjedah Al Mousawi

Sadjedah Al Mousawi

Performer at the Festival's Al-Mutanabbi Street readingRead More

Saeed Al Badi

Saeed Al Badi

Emirati author of several novels including 'Republics of Earth and Women', 'The Cursed City' Read More

Sahar Naja Mahfouz

Sahar Naja Mahfouz

Children's author and founding member of HUNNA writers' group. Her latest books are 'The Tales Read More

Salah Tahlak

Salah Tahlak

Executive Vice President - Corporate Services at Dubai Duty FreeRead More

Samar Al Mashta

Samar Al Mashta

Television professional based in Dubai; founder and managing director of ArabramaRead More

Sana Amanat

Sana Amanat

Creator of the first Muslim female super hero, the internationally-acclaimed Ms Marvel; comic Read More

Sara Sadik

Sara Sadik

Huffington Post blogger and columnist who often writes about the magic of 'mommyhood'Read More

Sarah Amiri

Sarah Amiri

Deputy project manager and science lead of the Emirates Mars MissionRead More

Sarah McIntyre

Sarah McIntyre

Illustrator and writer of picture books and comics, most recently 'Dinosaur Police' and 'Pugs Read More

Sarah Outen

Sarah Outen

Sarah Outen MBE is a British adventurer, ocean rower, author and motivational speaker. In Read More

Shahad Al Rawi

Shahad Al Rawi

Author of 'Baghdad Clock', columnist and performer at the Festival's Al-Mutanabbi Street readingRead 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

Sharif Al Maghraby

Sharif Al Maghraby

Singer, songwriter and guitarist; co-founded acoustic-fusion band Dahab; his solo project is Read More

Simon Scarrow

Simon Scarrow

Bestselling history writer of 'Centurion', 'The Gladiator' and 'Britannia' and author of novels Read More

Smriti Prasadam-Halls

Smriti Prasadam-Halls

Author of children's books including 'T-Veg', 'My Alien and Me' and 'Don't Call Me Sweet', Read More

Sonia Nimr

Sonia Nimr

Award-winning Palestinian author of nearly 20 children's books and the young adult novel Read More

Sophie Le Ray

Sophie Le Ray

Entrepreneur, business facilitator and author of 'Game Changers: How Women in the Arab World Read More

Sue Moorcroft

Sue Moorcroft

Women's contemporary fiction writer who incorporates unexpected elements in her storiesRead More

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