Celebrating Emirati Literature (in Arabic and English)


WHEN December 14, 2011
6:30-8 PM WHERE Intercontinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

In Collaboration with Banipal 42, a publication supported by the Emirates Foundation

Banipal 42 – New Writing from the Emirates is a celebration of modern Emirati Literature. In the printed magazine, and online, works by 27 Emirati authors are presented and introduced in English translation. Three of the poets, Adel Khozam, Khulood al-Mualla, and Ahmed Rashid Thani, together with Banipal's publisher Margaret Obank and English-language readers Alice Johnson and Frank Dullaghan give you a taste of these literary riches in English and Arabic readings.

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