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Sultan Al Ameemi 

Sultan Al Ameemi is an Emirati writer, researcher and storyteller who has published twenty-two popular culture and poetry books in different languages and dialects.

He has also the novels published P.O. Box: 1003, which was adapted for television, One Room Is Not Enough, which was longlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Literature and translated into French, Portuguese, Russian, Hindi and Spanish.

The most recent of his four short story collections, A Sign That Doesn’t Get Attention, won the Sultan Al Owais Award for Creativity in 2019, and his book The Verification of the Shaboori Journey won Ibn Battuta Prize for Travel Literature 2021 in the Manuscript Investigation category.

Al Ameemi works as director of the Academy of Arabic Poetry in Abu Dhabi and is president of Emirates Writers Union.