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Jamal Al Shehhi

Jamal Al Shehhi is an author and publisher from United Arab Emirates. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities as well as a Master’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin, Lacrosse, USA.

He serves as the Director General of Dar Kuttab Publishing as well as the Secretary General of the Emirates Novel Award.

Al Shehhi also served as the Executive Director of the Arab Child Program at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation.

In 2013 he opened Kuttab Café, a cultural library and salon in Uptown Mirdif, Dubai.

In his spare time he writes columns for various newspapers across the UAE.