23. ilb 06. – 16.09.2023

Herkunft: United Arab Emirates

Sara Al Jarwan

Sara Al Jarwan was born in the Emirate of Ajman, in the United Arab Emirates in 1969. She began writing at an early age, but her literary career first took off as a member of the UAE armed forces, which she joined just before the outbreak of the 1991 Gulf

Noura Al Khoori

Noura Al-Khoori was born in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 1982. Even before she could read, she enjoyed listening to stories told by her parents. Indeed, the passing on of fables and tales is an integral part of the culture in many Arab countries, and Al-Khoori’s family was no

Nujum Al-Ghanem

Nujum Al-Ghanem was born in Dubai in 1962. In 1996 she graduated in video production in Ohio, USA, and completed her master’s degree in media production at the Griffith University in Australia. From 1985 to 1999 she ran the Cultural Department at »al-Ittihad« newspaper in Dubai and worked as a

Mariam al-Saedi

Mariam Al Saedi was born in 1974 in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. She majored in English literature at UAE University and has postgraduate degrees in urban planning from the American University in Sharjah and in Jerusalem studies from Aberdeen University in Scotland. Mariam Al Saedi has published short stories

Maitha Al Khayat

Maitha Al Khayat was born in 1979 in Ras al-Khaimah (United Arab Emirates). She spent the majority of her childhood in Great Britain and the US. She found her passion for books while in middle school in Britain. She studied business administration in Ras al-Khaimah, after which she worked for

Khulood Al Mualla

Khulood Al Mu’alla is a poet from the United Arab Emirates. Born in Umm Al Quwain, she moved to Ras Al Khaimah in her childhood and completed her education there before attending UAE University to gain her Bachelor’s degree in Architecture. She went on to obtain a Master’s degree in