Announcement: New Children’s Competition to Combine Performance and Poetry

 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature has unveiled a brand new competition for the 2014 Festival targetted specifically for Spoken word poetry! This competition is called Qaseeda

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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The LitFest, along with Montegrappa, is once again giving unpublished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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مؤسسة محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم – برنامج أقلام

أعلنت مؤسسة محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم أمس عن إطلاق برنامج “أقلام” الرامي إلى تدريب أصحاب الموهبة من الشباب الذين خطوا خطوات جادة في مجال الكتابة الأدبية، وذلك في إطار رسالة المؤسسة الرامية إلى تعزيز القدرات المعرفية في المنطقة وإيجاد الروافد الكفيلة بحفز الإبداع الفكري بما يدعم جهود التنمية العربية.

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Goethe-Institut 2013: A Four Day Writing Workshop

Remember the 4 day creative writing for writing books for teens workshop that took place last year by the Goethe-Institut ?

The Untitled Chapters team is thrilled to announce that the Institute is organizing another 4 day workshop in Abu Dhabi. This year the title of the workshops will be “MADE IN UAE – Fantastic Wor(l)ds” which will focus on developing Emirati writers who wish to write Young Adult novels of the fantasy/dystopian/sci-fi genre.

The workshop will be conducted (in English) by one of Germany’s best-known young adult novel authors, Rainer Wekwerth

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