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The authors for the 2016 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature have now been announced! More than 140 top authors from around the world will gather in Dubai on March 1-12 2016 for two weeks of literary activity.

A.C. Grayling

A.C. Grayling

Eminent philosopher known for his books on morality, religion and humanism including 'The Good Read More

A.F. Harrold

A.F. Harrold

Creator and entertaining performer of poetry for adults and children, best known for his Read More

Abdulla Al-Dabbagh

Abdulla Al-Dabbagh

Former Professor of English Literature at UAE University and author of Literary Intellectuals: Read More

Adel Khozam

Adel Khozam

Highly regarded Emirati poet, journalist and broadcaster, author of three poetry collectionsRead More

Afshin Molavi

Afshin Molavi

Senior Advisor of Oxford Analytica, political commentator on Middle East events and author of Read More

Ahlam Bsharat

Ahlam Bsharat

Author of short stories for children and adults and books for children and teenagers including Read More

Alex Broun

Alex Broun

One of the world's leading experts and authors of ten-minute plays, founder of a free access Read More

Alexander McNabb

Alexander McNabb

Digital and online communications expert and author of several spy thrillers including 'A Read More

Ali Abu Al Reesh

Ali Abu Al Reesh

Managing Editor of Al Ittihad newspaperRead More

Ammar Mohammed

Ammar Mohammed

Social media expert, digital marketing professional, speaker, trainer, consultant, President of Read More

Anchee Min

Anchee Min

Author of two bestselling memoirs, 'Red Azalea' and 'The Cooked Seed: A Memoir' and six Read More

Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves

Author of the Vera Stanhope and Shetland crime series, most recently 'The Moth Catcher'Read More

Annabel Kantaria

Annabel Kantaria

Daily Telegraph Expat blogger and winner of the inaugural Montegrappa Writing Prize for 'Coming Read More

Annabel Karmel

Annabel Karmel

World-renowned children’s cookery author, entrepreneur and leading expert on devising delicious Read More

Annie Brechin

Annie Brechin

Annie Brechin has published in The Wolf, Stand, Magma, Rising, B O D Y,  Ink Sweat & Tears, Read More

Anthony Calderbank

Anthony Calderbank

Director of British Council Bahrain and translator of contemporary Arabic literature including Read More

Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz

Best-known for his young adult series featuring Alex Rider and 'Foyle's War', he has written Read More

Antony Beevor

Antony Beevor

Highly-regarded and popular historian, author of 'Stalingrad', 'The Second World War' and Read More

Asma Hilal Lootah

Asma Hilal Lootah

Founder and owner of award-winning 100 Pilates studio and winner of the 2012 Emirates Woman of Read More

Ben Crystal

Ben Crystal

Actor, producer and author of numerous books on Shakespeare 'Shakespeare on Toast – Getting a Read More

Brandon Sanderson

Brandon Sanderson

Fantasy author of 'The Stormlight Archive', the 'Reckoners' trilogy; chosen to complete Robert Read More

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