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Foundation Friends

We would like to invite you to become a supporter and integral part of the Emirates Literature Foundation by signing up as a Foundation Friend. As a Foundation Friend, you can enjoy discounts, priority seating and exclusive benefits at all Foundation events and the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature.
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#MyWritingRetreat Competition

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Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

The Foundation supports and nurtures literature in the UAE and the region and aims to foster a life-long love of all forms of literature, focusing on encouraging children and young people to enjoy reading for pleasure.

The Foundation showcases international and regional writing talent through year-round activities and the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature.


  • annieAnnie Dillard

    The secret is not to write about what you love best, but about what you, alone, love at all.

  • walterWalter Mosley

    IF YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER, YOU HAVE TO WRITE EVERY DAY.

  • phyllisPhyllis A. Whitney

    A GOOD BOOK ISN'T WRITTEN, IT'S REWRITTEN

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