Announcement: Montegrappa First Fiction Competition is back!

Remember last year’s Montegrappa First Fiction Competition hosted by Emirates Airlines International Festival of Literature ? Well we are pleased to annouce that the EAIFOL is bringing it back for another round!

The LitFest, along with Montegrappa, is once again giving unpublished
authors the chance to make that crucial first step into the publishing world.

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2013: Abu Dhabi Book Fair & The National short story Competition!


Calling all writers!  the Abu Dhabi Book Fair and The National Short Story Competition is back!

The Theme that must be used for the 2013 short story competition should be “Gone” or be titled The Puppet Master.

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EAIFL: The Montegrappa First Fiction Competition

Synopsis and first 5 pages of your fiction manuscript to be read and judged by a top UK Literary Agent

Prize includes lunch with Luigi Bonomi of Bonomi Associates at London Book Fair 2013

The Emirates Airlines International Festival of Literature is hosting a series of competitions, and one of the most exciting ones is the The Montegrappa First Fiction Competition.

So what is this competition you ask? well it is the chance for an unpublished writer to win the opportunity to have their fiction manuscript to be read and judged by a top UK Literary Agent! (Bonomi Associates is the name of the agency)

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A Reading Kabocha READ-A-THON

Reading is one of the passtimes that we just simply adore, we can get lost in a book for hours and so with that said, We are pleased to announce that our good friend Asma A.J from A Reading Kabocha, the Emirati Book Blooger will be holding a READ-A-THON on her blog this December How does it work? Starting from December 1st, you pick up a book, and read. Once done, you pick up another and read- repeat until the last hour of December 3rd.    Where can we sign up? You can sign up for this by going to the A Reading Kabocha website and sign … Continue reading A Reading Kabocha READ-A-THON