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Afra Mahmood

Afra Mahmood is an Emirati writer whose a short story collection White Bed was published in 2019. She also has an upcoming childrens story and an adult novel. 

Afra is a member in various reading clubs, including Ladies Lounge, Narrators Club, Iqraa Club, Itinerant Literary Salon and Dubais Sea ​​Culture club. She has participated in many creative writing workshops moderated by well-known Arab writers, such as Wassini Al-Araj, Mohsen Al Ramli, Noura Al Noman, Hazama Habayeb, Ibrahim Nasrallah, Eman Al-Youssef and Noura Khoury. 

Afra works on planning and implementing cultural programmes for Ladies Lounge, an initiative under Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation umbrella.