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Interview with Farzeen Ashik, 2017 Montegrappa Writing Prize runner-up

Interview with Farzeen Ashik, 2017 Montegrappa Writing Prize runner-up

What inspired you to start writing? I have always been an avid reader and

25-07-2017

Winning Big – A Taaleem Award Winner’s Journey

Winning Big – A Taaleem Award Winner’s Journey

Emma Robertson, who placed third in the Taaleem Award 15-17 age group, on

18-07-2017

From Paris with L… Lots of Memories

From Paris with L… Lots of Memories

Sarah Abbas, winner of the 2017 Costa Debate, on her trip to remember. It

12-07-2017

Interview with Musfira Shaffi, 2017 Montegrappa Writing Prize runner-up

Interview with Musfira Shaffi, 2017 Montegrappa Writing Prize runner-up

What inspired you to start writing? I’ve been writing since as far as

09-07-2017

Interview with Rebekah Heaney, 2017 Montegrappa Writing Prize Winner

Interview with Rebekah Heaney, 2017 Montegrappa Writing Prize Winner

What inspired you to start writing? As with most writers I was first

09-07-2017

#DubaiLitFest Media Award Winner Speaks

#DubaiLitFest Media Award Winner Speaks

The inaugural Media Awards have been announced and we would like to extend

15-06-2017

#DubaiLitFest 2017 Experiences

#DubaiLitFest 2017 Experiences

by volunteer Soha Aftab What drew you to the Festival? What drew me to the

09-04-2017

Volunteering Experiences at #DubaiLitFest 2017

Volunteering Experiences at #DubaiLitFest 2017

by volunteer Samar Shidiak Literature was always appealing to me, books, as

03-04-2017

Volunteering at #DubaiLitFest 2017

Volunteering at #DubaiLitFest 2017

by 2017 Festival volunteer Rythma Ekanayake There’s nothing better than a

02-04-2017

Fly with Me: The Green Sheikh

By Rebecca Hill Session 11.00am:  Fly with Me: The Green Sheikh HH Sheikh

09-03-2017

Mountain Movers and Record Breakers: Inspirational Adventurers

Mountain Movers and Record Breakers: Inspirational Adventurers

By Rebecca Hill Thursday 9th March 2017 Session 10.00am : Mountain Movers

09-03-2017

Journeys… Through DubaiLitFest 2017

Journeys… Through DubaiLitFest 2017

by Sally Prosser One of my New Year’s resolutions for 2017 is to travel

11-02-2017

2017 Journeys

2017 Journeys

by Isobel Abulhoul, CEO of the Emirates Literature Foundation and Festival

20-10-2016

Judith Kerr wins BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award

Judith Kerr wins BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award

It was a delight to attend, on behalf of the Festival, the ceremony to

09-07-2016

Emiratis in Japan: New Perspectives, New Creations

Emiratis in Japan: New Perspectives, New Creations

Festival Intern Amal Almidfa is given new perspective into her home

27-03-2016

 
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