Adult event
Uncharted Stories: Ella Al-Shamahi, Fadel AlMheiri & Raphael Cormack
Past Event

Uncharted Stories: Ella Al-Shamahi, Fadel AlMheiri & Raphael Cormack

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 10:00-11:00Venue: Al Joud Ballroom 2, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 88 
AED 65 
In the pages of history and maps of the world, what are the stories left unchart... Read More
Workshop Children
Creating Your Own Realistic Characters: Writing Workshop with Erin Entrada Kelly
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Creating Your Own Realistic Characters: Writing Workshop with Erin Entrada Kelly

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 10:00-11:00Venue: Arfaj, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: English
Age: 10-12Session No. 811 
AED 100 
A great story needs a great cast. Think about your favorite books, TV shows, and... Read More
Workshop Adult
The Quick Pitch 2 with Alison Bonomi
Past Event

The Quick Pitch 2 with Alison Bonomi

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 10:00-12:00Venue: Carnation, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 812 
AED 150 
Are you ready to pitch your novel? You have five minutes to present your one-pag... Read More
Workshop Adult
Creative Non-fiction: Workshop with Hadil Ghoneim
Past Event

Creative Non-fiction: Workshop with Hadil Ghoneim

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 10:00-11:30Venue: Dahlia, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: ArabicSession No. 832 
AED 200 
For some writers, writing articles is the first step in their creative journeys ... Read More
Adult event
Announcing the Winners of First Chapter – The ELF-Seddiqi Writers’ Fellowship
Past Event

Announcing the Winners of First Chapter – The ELF-Seddiqi Writers’ Fellowship

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 11:30-12:30Venue: Al Habtoor Ballroom, Habtoor Palace, Al Habtoor City
Language: AR/ENSession No. 112 
Free Entry 
Grab your seats to find out who are the ten winners of the first global standard... Read More
Adult event
Bigger Picture – Storytelling Through Words & Art: Avni Doshi & Fumio Obata
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Bigger Picture – Storytelling Through Words & Art: Avni Doshi & Fumio Obata

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 12:00-13:00Venue: Al Joud Ballroom 3, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 32 
AED 65 
One of the most challenging but effective techniques available to writers and ar... Read More
Adult event
Traditional vs Self-Publishing : Ahmed Al Ali, Fadi Zaghmout & Gulnar Hajou
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Traditional vs Self-Publishing : Ahmed Al Ali, Fadi Zaghmout & Gulnar Hajou

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 12:00-13:00Venue: Al Joud Ballroom 2, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: ArabicSession No. 33 
AED 65 
This session is only available in Arabic. Please change your language settings a... Read More
Workshop Adult
How to Pitch Your Novel: Masterclass with Luigi Bonomi
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How to Pitch Your Novel: Masterclass with Luigi Bonomi

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 12:00-13:00Venue: Chia, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 814 
AED 150 
You’ve written your novel – now what? Leading literary agent Luigi Bonomi takes... Read More
Workshop Adult
Writer's Block: Workshop with Rasha Adly
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Writer's Block: Workshop with Rasha Adly

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 12:00-13:30Venue: Dahlia, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: ArabicSession No. 836 
AED 200 
This session is only available in Arabic. Please change your language settings a... Read More
Children's event
Ben Miller: How I Became a Dog Called Midnight
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Ben Miller: How I Became a Dog Called Midnight

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 13:30-14:30Venue: Al Habtoor Ballroom, Habtoor Palace, Al Habtoor City
Language: English
Age: 7+Session No. 6 
AED 40 
Actor and children’s author Ben Miller writes wonderful heart-warming stories fo... Read More
Adult event
Ken Arto: From Jojo's Bizarre Adventure to Demon Slayer
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Ken Arto: From Jojo's Bizarre Adventure to Demon Slayer

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 14:00-15:00Venue: Al Joud Ballroom 3, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 39 
AED 65 
Ken Arto’s remarkable career has seen him work on some of the most popular anime... Read More
Adult event
You’ve Been Framed – Art That Endures: Jessica Cerasi, Myrna Ayad & Lucinda Dickens-Hawksley
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You’ve Been Framed – Art That Endures: Jessica Cerasi, Myrna Ayad & Lucinda Dickens-Hawksley

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 14:00-15:00Venue: Al Joud Ballroom 2, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 79 
AED 65 
Every day tens of thousands of people queue for a chance to see Leonardo Da Vinc... Read More
Workshop Adult
Alka Joshi: How to Write a Bestseller
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Alka Joshi: How to Write a Bestseller

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 14:00-15:00Venue: Carnation, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 84 
AED 150 
In this masterclass, Alka Joshi, NYT bestselling author of The Henna Artist – a ... Read More
Workshop Children
The Sun and the Stars are your Hope: Poetry Workshop With Nikita Gill
Past Event

The Sun and the Stars are your Hope: Poetry Workshop With Nikita Gill

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 14:00-15:00Venue: Arfaj, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: English
Age: 12+Session No. 823 
AED 100 
Nikita Gill’s advice to young poets is to be brave with your poetry – the thing ... Read More
Workshop Children
The Mystery of the Garbage in the Park: Workshop with Sanaa Chabbani
Past Event

The Mystery of the Garbage in the Park: Workshop with Sanaa Chabbani

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 14:00-15:30Venue: Dahlia, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: Arabic
Age: 9-13Session No. 837 
AED 100 
This session is only available in Arabic. Please change your language settings a... Read More
Adult event
The Path to Publication in 2022: Kira Jean, Luigi Bonomi & Sheila Crowley and the Emirates LitFest Writing Prize announced
Past Event

The Path to Publication in 2022: Kira Jean, Luigi Bonomi & Sheila Crowley and the Emirates LitFest Writing Prize announced

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 15:00-16:00Venue: Al Habtoor Ballroom, Habtoor Palace, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 3 
Free Entry 
Our newly revamped and revitalised LitFest Writing Prize has attracted huge inte... Read More
Children's event
Rob Biddulph: Peanut Jones and the Illustrated City
Past Event

Rob Biddulph: Peanut Jones and the Illustrated City

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 16:00-17:00Venue: Al Joud Ballroom 2, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: English
Age: 9+Session No. 29 
AED 40 
The man behind the internet sensation #DrawWithRob is here with his latest book ... Read More
Children's event
S.K. Ali: Misfit in Love
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S.K. Ali: Misfit in Love

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 16:00-17:00Venue: Al Joud Ballroom 1, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: English
Age: 14+Session No. 34 
AED 40 
S. K. Ali brings the engaging character of Janna Yusuf, an Egyptian and Indian A... Read More
Adult event
Peeling the Onion with Avni Doshi, Farah Ali & Mira Sethi
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Peeling the Onion with Avni Doshi, Farah Ali & Mira Sethi

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 16:00-17:00Venue: Al Joud Ballroom 3, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 37 
AED 65 
What is the process of making great writing…great? This panel of authors is here... Read More
Adult event
Sasha Bates: Languages of Loss
Past Event

Sasha Bates: Languages of Loss

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 16:00-17:00Venue: Carnation, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 90 
AED 65 
‘We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the me... Read More
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