As suggested by the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival’s slogan, ‘Discover a Lifelong Friend,’ Ahmed Al Ameri sees early-age immersion as crucial.
Aiming to create ‘a bridge between Arab cultures and with the rest of the world,’ Ahmed Al Ameri talks of his leadership of Sharjah Book Authority and his goals for Sharjah Publishing City.
The new release is ‘World Book Capital’ and proceeds from is sales go to damaged bookshops and libraries in Gaza.
The annual program for young readers in Sharjah this year features authors from 15 nations and the work of 395 artists and illustrators.
With some events held outdoors for safety , the Emirates Airline Festival maintained a strong digital component.
Lemn Sissay is a headliner as the three-week festival closes its hybrid run for this year, having engaged more than 90 authors.
Delayed in its jury deliberations, AUCPress’ prize program releases a shortlist of authors from Egypt, Syria, Algeria, and Yemen.
More than 90 authors have been announced for the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, scheduled for both physical and digital formats.
Sharjah International Book Fair has fulfilled its planned 11-day physical exhibition-floor run and three-day publishers conference.
The 39th edition of Sharjah’s International Book Fair is underway with controlled crowd density and other coronavirus risk-mitigation measures.