The Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature (EAFOL) is set to kick off on March 1 and span for 12 continuous days filled with literary veterans and events from all over the globe in an effort to promote reading and writing across the United Arab Emirates.
Notable names at the festival include international best-selling authors Hoda Barakat and Ghada Karami, as well as television stars such as Nadia Sawalha. (Al Arabiya English)
Some of the authors who are set to make an appearance at the festival. (Screengrab from emirateslitfest.com)