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  • Omar Ghobash In Conversation

    Tuesday11:45 - 12:1510 Mar 2020
    English PEN Literary Salon

      Omar Ghobash is a former diplomat and the author of Letters to a Young Muslim (Picador 2018), an exploration of the complexities of life as a modern Muslim, ...

    • Language: English

  • Poetry Session with Khulood Al Mu'alla

    Tuesday12:00 - 12:4510 Mar 2020
    Sharjah Book Authority Stand

    Khulood Al Mu’alla is a prominent Emirati poet and journalist, whose six poetry collections and anthologies have been translated into Spanish, Turkish, and ...

    • Language: English

  • Mohammad Al-Murr, In Conversation with Catherine Taylor

    Tuesday12:30 - 13:0010 Mar 2020
    English PEN Literary Salon

    Mohammed Al-Murr is an Emirati short story writer and the head of the Dubai Cultural Council and Dubai Culture & Arts Authority. His work aims to reflect modern...

    • Language: English

  • Arabic Language and Dialect in Emirati Literature

    Tuesday13:00 - 14:0010 Mar 2020
    The Cross-Cultural Hub

    How is Arabic spoken and written today and what influences affect this? How do dialects feature in contemporary Emirati literature? This panel will explore ...

    • Language: English

  • Market Focus Opening Ceremony

    Tuesday14:00 - 15:0010 Mar 2020
    Sharjah Book Authority Stand

    The Market Focus Sharjah opening ceremony at The London Book Fair.   

    • Language: English

  • Folklore and Traditional Stories in the UAE and Wales

    Tuesday14:30 - 15:3010 Mar 2020
    The Cross-Cultural Hub

    How do traditional stories – myths, origin tales, and religious canon – as well as the cultural and artistic traditions of the Emirates influence today’s writer...

    • Language: English

  • Arabic Translation: Finding New Audiences

    Tuesday16:00 - 17:0010 Mar 2020
    Literary Translation Centre

    How do we discover, create, and speak to new audiences with literatures they didn't know they'd love? This panel will discuss the two-way street of discovering,...

    • Language: English

  • Taking Arabic Titles Global

    Tuesday17:30 - 18:1510 Mar 2020
    The Cross-Cultural Hub

    Essential tips on how to do business with Arab publishers  

    • Language: English

  • Literature Outreach in the UAE

    Wednesday11:30 - 12:3011 Mar 2020
    The Cross-Cultural Hub

    Literary outreach programmes are a crucial part of reaching the widest audience possible, and providing access to literature can change lives. How is the UA...

    • Language: English

  • By Invitation Only: Poetry Brunch

    Wednesday11:45 - 12:2011 Mar 2020
    Sharjah Book Authority Stand

    This session is organised as part of the Market Focus programme.   

    • Language: English

  • A Taste of Eid

    Wednesday13:30 - 14:0011 Mar 2020
    Sharjah Book Authority Stand

    Across the world, food is an important part of any celebration, often rooted in years of traditions and memories and, whether religious or cultural, it is a...

    • Language: English

  • Author of the Day, Afra Atiq, in Conversation with Joelle Taylor

    Wednesday14:15 - 14:4511 Mar 2020
    English PEN Literary Salon

     Market Focus 'Author of the Day', Afra Atiq, is an Emirati poet, spoken word artist, and PhD candidate. With a passion for languages, she writes and performs i...

    • Language: English

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