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Plan to Win a Literary Prize: Maria Dadouch, Mohsine Loukili & Najwa Bin Shatwan

Plan to Win a Literary Prize: Maria Dadouch, Mohsine Loukili & Najwa Bin Shatwan

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 18:30-19:30Venue: Al Amwaj I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 261 
AED 60
How many novels have you read only after the author won an award? Does success ... Read More
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Award Ceremonies
Announcing The Winners Of First Chapter – The ELF Seddiqi Writers' Fellowship

Announcing The Winners Of First Chapter – The ELF Seddiqi Writers' Fellowship

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 19:15-20:00Venue: MBRL Theatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: MultilanguageSession No: 7 
Free Entry
Grab a seat to discover the winners of year two of the region’s only global-stan... Read More
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Utopia vs Dystopia - Between Two Cities: Khalid AlNasrallah & Shahad Al Rawi

Utopia vs Dystopia - Between Two Cities: Khalid AlNasrallah & Shahad Al Rawi

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 19:30-20:30Venue: Al Baraha I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 206 
AED 60
Somewhere between utopia and corruption, we look for a city to call home. Khali... Read More
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Special Events
Brian Cox: Shakespeare, Success & Succession

Brian Cox: Shakespeare, Success & Succession

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 20:00-21:00Venue: Al Riwaq II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 17 
AED 75 - AED 100
Movie and theatre legend Brian Cox, best known for his role as media magnate Log... Read More
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Special Events
Fresh Air, Fresh Lyrics: An Open Mic Night

Fresh Air, Fresh Lyrics: An Open Mic Night

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 20:00-21:30Venue: MBRL Amphitheatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: MultilanguageSession No: 68 
AED 40
We live in a region steeped in poetic tradition with a powerful spoken word scen... Read More
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Adult event
Jacks Thomas: Survival of the Fittest - Opportunities & Challenges for Publishing

Jacks Thomas: Survival of the Fittest - Opportunities & Challenges for Publishing

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 08:00-09:15Venue: MBRL Foyer, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: English
Simultaneous Translation: English to ArabicSession No: 76 
AED 60
Kicking off our Publishing Day is an inspiring keynote talk with Jacks Thomas. J... Read More
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Education
Ben Miller: The World of Stories

Ben Miller: The World of Stories

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 09:00-10:00Venue: MBRL Theatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: English
Age: 8+Session No: 732 
AED 25
How much do you immerse yourself in stories? Master storyteller Ben Miller has c... Read More
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Education
Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock: Am I Made of Stardust? Big Questions for Young Scientists!

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock: Am I Made of Stardust? Big Questions for Young Scientists!

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 09:00-10:00Venue: Al Riwaq II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: English
Age: 8-12Session No: 733 
AED 25
There are so many questions about science and space that we can’t answer… But no... Read More
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Adult event
Annie Arsane Mattar: Crazy About #BookTok

Annie Arsane Mattar: Crazy About #BookTok

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 09:30-10:20Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 3, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 32 
AED 60
In a corner of Tiktok, one of the most popular social media platforms of our age... Read More
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Feeding the Soul: Isobel Abulhoul, Colonel Jamila Al Zaabi & Zahra Abdalla

Feeding the Soul: Isobel Abulhoul, Colonel Jamila Al Zaabi & Zahra Abdalla

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 10:00-11:00Venue: Al Riwaq I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 69 
Free Entry
We are cooking up something very special for you! Join us to celebrate the laun... Read More
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Workshops Adult
Translating Your Book from A to Z: Workshop with Hend Saeed
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Translating Your Book from A to Z: Workshop with Hend Saeed

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 10:00-11:30Venue: 4th Floor Meeting Room 5, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: ArabicSession No: 73 
AED 200
Are you keen to get your book translated into different languages? Despite the ... Read More
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Workshops Adult
Exploring the Art of Compelling Storytelling: :Creative Writing Workshop with Jo Browning Wroe
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Exploring the Art of Compelling Storytelling: :Creative Writing Workshop with Jo Browning Wroe

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 10:00-12:00Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 10, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 231 
AED 250
Jo Browning Wroe is an outstanding tutor of creative writing. In this not- to-be... Read More
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Workshops Adult
Bas Yeh Kehna Hai: A Translation Workshop with Daisy Rockwell
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Bas Yeh Kehna Hai: A Translation Workshop with Daisy Rockwell

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 10:00-11:30Venue: 4th Floor Meeting Room 11, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 269 
AED 200
Are you working on a translation from either Urdu or Hindi to English and lookin... Read More
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Book Sales in the Age of Social Media: Ahmad Fakhouri, Sami Al Batati & Huda Hamed

Book Sales in the Age of Social Media: Ahmad Fakhouri, Sami Al Batati & Huda Hamed

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 10:30-11:20Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 3, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: ArabicSession No: 36 
AED 60
Today’s writers and publishers have mastered the hashtag game and understand the... Read More
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Ann Hiatt: Success Secrets from Silicon Valley

Ann Hiatt: Success Secrets from Silicon Valley

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 10:30-11:30Venue: MBRL Theatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 166 
AED 60 - AED 75
Want to take your career to the next level? Discover the secrets of Silicone Val... Read More
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Workshops Adult
Analysis of Poetry in Music - Playing with Literary Devices: A Workshop with Pia Fajelagutan
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Analysis of Poetry in Music - Playing with Literary Devices: A Workshop with Pia Fajelagutan

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 10:30-12:00Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 9, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 232 
AED 200
Are you a budding poet or songwriter? Join this poetry workshop with Pia Fajelag... Read More
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Emirates - Nothing is Impossible: Ali Al Saloom & Prof Giovanni Bozzetti

Emirates - Nothing is Impossible: Ali Al Saloom & Prof Giovanni Bozzetti

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 11:00-12:00Venue: Information Centre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 188 
AED 60
Do you want to learn how to crack business success in the UAE? Well, the first s... Read More
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Workshops Adult
Luigi Bonomi: Quick Pitches
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Luigi Bonomi: Quick Pitches

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 11:30-13:30Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 3, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 2 
AED 150
Are you ready to pitch your novel? You have five minutes to present your one-pag... Read More
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Marcia Lynx Qualey: Behind Arab Lit Quarterly - The Art of Arabic Literary Translation

Marcia Lynx Qualey: Behind Arab Lit Quarterly - The Art of Arabic Literary Translation

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 11:30-12:30Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 4, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 37 
AED 60
The Arab literary scene has long attracted readers across the globe who are fasc... Read More
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Education
Fringe Stage: Spotlighting Young Performers

Fringe Stage: Spotlighting Young Performers

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 14:00-16:00Venue: Al Riwaq I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: MultilanguageSession No: 717 
Free Entry
Get ready to be amazed and entertained as young performers from throughout the U... Read More
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