Ahmed Al Ali

VectorAhmed Al Ali is a Saudi poet, editor and translator. He earned his MS degree in publishing from Pace University in NYC, and was a trainee at Knopf (Penguin Random House) under the supervision of its editor-in-chief Sonny Mehta. He is the author of four poetry collections, including Lavender, Hotel California, and As Bob Marley Sings. He translated into Arabic many international titles, including Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Paul Auster’s The Invention of Solitude, and Elif Shafak’s Black Milk. As the managing editor at Kalimat Group’s fiction line, Ahmed introduced to the Arab world James Baldwin, Raymond Carver, Julian Barnes, Ian McEwan, Margaret Atwood, John Ashbery, Ali Smith, Michael Ondaatje, John Banville and many more. He was appointed the managing editor of Sharjah World Book Capital publications in 2019-2020, and was a jury member at the Etisalat Children’s Book Awards 2020.
Events for Ahmed Al Ali
Adult event
Arabic Language Conversation: Ahmed Al Ali, Ali Bin Tamim & Hamed Al Ghaithi
Past Event

Arabic Language Conversation: Ahmed Al Ali, Ali Bin Tamim & Hamed Al Ghaithi

Date/Time: Saturday 12 February 2022 16:00-17:00Venue: Al Joud Ballroom 3, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: ArabicSession No. 134 
AED 65 
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Special Event
Desert Stanzas 2022
Past Event

Desert Stanzas 2022

Date/Time: Tuesday 8 February 2022 19:30-21:30Venue: Desert Camp,
Language: EnglishSession No. 49 
AED 325 
Desert Stanzas returns! Our legendary night of poetry under the stars is back fo... Read More
Adult event
Traditional vs Self-Publishing : Ahmed Al Ali, Fadi Zaghmout & Gulnar Hajou
Past Event

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