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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.


#MyReadRetreat Competition

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Writing Workshops

Enhance your writing skills with Emirates Literature Foundation’s Writing Group and Alexander McNabb’s writing workshops.

  • llyodLloyd Alexander

    Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it

  • Marilyn-HackerMarilyn Hacker

    GOOD WRITING GIVES ENERGY, WHATEVER IT IS ABOUT.

  • Maya-AngelouMaya Angelou

    THERE IS NO GREATER AGONY THAN BEARING AN UNTOLD STORY INSIDE YOU.

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