Emirates News Agency – “Sharjah International Book” hosts a group of Arab creative people in its 39th edition


Sharjah, October 21, WAM / The 39th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair organized by the Sharjah Book Authority during the period from 4 to 14 November will host an elite group of Arab writers, writers and thinkers from various literary and cultural fields and fields who present a series of sessions and dialogues held / about After / all days of the event.

The exhibition, which will be held at the Sharjah Expo Center, will be organized under the slogan “The World Reads from Sharjah.”

All the accompanying lectures and workshops this year / remotely /, through the Sharjah Reads platform / in line with the precautionary measures taken by the United Arab Emirates, and at the same time, the exhibition doors will remain open to visitors who are fans of the book, to reach their favorite addresses and visit the publishing houses that will be present during The exhibition will take place.

This year, the guest list includes the Algerian novelist Wasseni Araj, who won many prestigious literary prizes, including the Sheikh Zayed Book Award – Literature in 2007, and whose novel “The Guardian of Shadows” / Don Quixote in Algeria / was chosen among the five best novels issued in France, as well as the Algerian novel award. For all of his works, including “The Jasmine Collar”, “Our Lady of the Maqam”, “The North Sea Sharifs” and others

The Egyptian novelist exhibition Ahmed Murad is one of the striking voices in the field of fictional and fantasy writing, and he owns many works that have received great resonance with the public of readers, the most famous of which is the novel “The Blue Elephant”, which has turned into a cinematic work with the participation of a group of Egyptian stars and the novels “Diamond Dust” and “God’s Land” in addition to many other works.

The storyteller Mansoura Ezz El-Din, who was chosen from among the best 39 Arab writers under the age of forty at the Beirut Literary Festival in its 9th session, is also participating from the Arab Republic of Egypt. She reached the short list of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction / Booker / for her work “Beyond Paradise” and translated for her by many The novels are translated into Italian, German, French and English. The Kuwaiti writer and novelist Mishaal Hamad, whose novels “Remains of Madinah” and “Perhaps the Best”, falls on the event.

The public of literature and culture will have an appointment with the Iraqi poet and academic Mohsen al-Ramli, who owns more than twenty publications, ranging from story, poetry, novel and theater, as well as many works that he translated from different languages, in addition to works that won international awards such as the American Arkansas Prize for the year 2002 for his novel. The Scattered Young Girl was also nominated for the long list of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction / Booker / for his novel “Dates of the Fingers” in 2010 and “The President’s Gardens” 2013.

From the State of Kuwait, the writer of television and radio series, journalist Ahmed Al-Rifai, who owns four novels and contributed to writing many television and radio works, is the guest. He is credited with the success of the television program “The Successful Broadcaster”.

This year, the writer and academic Dr. Saeed Al-Siyabi, author of the book “Chapter in the Book of the Omani Hara Dialogues: Online Chat in Omani Culture” and the book “Employing Popular Literature in the Gulf Theatrical Text” and others will participate in the exhibition. Hakki Niswan, next to her is the Bahraini writer Dalal Abdullah Youssef, author of Dalal Al-Mashaer, Dalal’s Hymns and Maryam’s Cage.

The Bahraini writer and journalist, Leila Al-Mutawa, has published her novel “My Heart Is Not For Sale”, along with many TV business scenarios, including “Your Rib Is Crooked” and “Holes in the White Dress”. The writer also participated in a workshop organized by the International Prize for Arabic Fiction / Booker /.

This year, the exhibition will host a group of Emirati cultural figures, where the audience will have a date with Emirati novelist, poet and critic Sultan Al Amimi, who organizes eloquent poetry and Nabati poetry and the author of my novel “PO Box 1003” and “One Room Is Not Enough” in addition to three short story collections: ” Page 79 of my diary, “The Entry into Heaven” and “Elegant Crows”.

A guest at the exhibition will be the poet, novelist and storyteller Fatima Sultan Al Mazrouei, winner of the Al Owais Award for the best creative and cultural work for the year 2013 for her novel “Dark Traps”, in addition to the participation of novelist Nadia Al Najjar, winner of the Sharjah International Book Fair award for her novel “The Dalet Triad” and the Al Owais Award for Creativity in its 26th session. For the category of the best children’s literature book for Emiratis, on the story “Voices of the World”.

The exhibition audience will have an appointment with novelist and storyteller Iman Al-Youssef, the author of the story collection “Human Faces” and “A Bird in the Aquarium”, in addition to her fictional works, “The Guardian of the Sun”, which won first place for the Emirates Prize for Fiction for the year 2016 and “The Window That Seen” as resolved by The exhibition is Dr. Rehab Al-Kilani, a writer and academic who has authored numerous books in the fields of novel, screenplay, story and academic studies.



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