March 25, 2023


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Emirati Talal Salem Al Sabri to share lessons from the road less travelled

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TalalIt took the Emirati poet Talal Salem Al Sabri a year and a half after his return to finish writing about a “life-changing” visit to Nigeria.

“I hadn’t originally planned to write about my trip,” says the 36-year-old. “But when I got back, I had a need to write about it, to relive the trip and to relive key moments as a way of better understanding myself.”

In 2013, the celebrated poet from Sharjah published Emirati in Nigeria, his first attempt at non-fiction writing.

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