Line-up of authors for Emirates Festival of Literature revealed


The event to be held from March 1-12, 2016, will feature more than 140 writers from 30 countries

The 2016 edition of the Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature was officially launched on Tuesday at the Intercontinental Hotel in Festival City, with the complete line-up of participating writers revealed.

The event, which is set to take place between March 1-12, 2016, will feature more than 140 writers from 30 countries and its theme is the concept of Time.

Among the names participating in the eighth edition of the Emirates Airlines Literature of Festival 2016 are James Bond novelist Anthony Horowitz; award-winning children’s writer Jacqueline Wilson’ English poet and playwright Simon Armitage; and British Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy.

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