The Festival holds a number of activities around the year. See below for more details:
Dates and titles for 2015-16:
Wednesday December 9, 2015 - Sabriel by Garth Nix
Wednesday January 13, 2016 - The Bamboo Stalk by Saud Alsanousi
Wednesday February 10, 2016 - The Blue Between Sky and Water by Susan Abulhawa
The Festival Reading Group meets once a month at the Dubai International Writers’ Centre, Al Shindagha Historical Neighbourhood, to discuss the books of authors attending the upcoming LitFest. More books will be announced once we reveal the 2016 LitFest authors, but if the books announced so far catch your eye then visit the Festival Reading Group page for more information and to register.
Dates and books for 2015-16
Saturday, January 30 - The Fall by Garth Nix
The Children’s Reading Group is aimed primarily at primary school pupils in years 5 and 6 (10 to 12 year-olds) and will meet monthly during term time to discuss books by authors who will attend the 2016 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. If you would like to register your child to attend please visit the Children’s Reading Group page and sign up!