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Panel Session: Arab Writers Going Global

Talks and Readings Festival City 05 Feb 20 18:00 PM
Panel Session: Arab Writers Going Global
Award-winning writers and experts converge in Dubai to tackle life’s big questions at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature from 4-9 February 2020
Event Location
InterContinental, Dubai Festival City, Dubai
Festival City
Start Time
05 February 2020, 06:00 PM
End Time
05 February 2020, 07:00 PM

Interact with the three leading women during a special session at this year’s Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, as they talk about prizes in the field, what success means to them and the process of translation.

Celebrated author Hoda Barakat, who won the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature and also has an International Prize for Arab Fiction to her name, will be taking the stage. She will be joined by recognised novelist Jokha Alharthi and well-known Arabic translator Marilyn Booth, who won the 2019 International Booker Prize for Celestial Bodies.

Be a part of an eventful discussion at the Emirates Festival of Literature (EAFOL) about the growth of the region's written work.

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