Sharjah Book Fair Releases Schedule; Emirates Lit Fest to Add ‘Literary Idol’ Competition

This past week, both the Dubai-based Emirates LitFest (March 4-8 2014) and the Sharjah Book Fair (November 6-16 2013) released their programs; both of which are filled with big literary names.

At the London Lit Fest with Mohammed Achaari and Raja Alem

By Zuberino, Guest Author Yesterday afternoon, London played host to the winners of the 2011 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (popularly known as the "Arabic Booker"): Morocco's Mohammed Achaari and the Saudi author Raja Alem. Their first ever joint reading was both part of the annual London Literature Festival and of Shubbak, a month-long celebration … Continue reading At the London Lit Fest with Mohammed Achaari and Raja Alem