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Visiting Authors from Sharjah International Book Fair
Fifteen authors are visiting AUS from the Sharjah International Book Fair, cultivating the love for literature among people by enriching their experience of the written word. In events facilitated by AUS professors, the visiting authors will read from their books, hold workshops, and discuss their lives and works.
For more information please contact [email protected].
To download the bios of the visiting authors, please click here.
All events will take place in LIB 011 EXCEPT the talk by Ben Okri, which will be in the Main Building, Hall B.
Thursday, November 5
Sefi Atta - 1:00 p.m.
Ben Okri (in Main Building, Hall B)- 2:00 p.m.
Fatima Bhutto - 3:00 p.m.
Joan Bauer (creative writing workshop)- 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 8
Elizabeth Buchan - 1:00 p.m.
Sorayya Khan - 2:00 p.m.
Arun Budhathoki - 3:00 p.m.
Susan Abulhawa - 4:00 p.m.
Monday, November 9
Kerby Rosanes (illustrator) - 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 10
Lucy Beresford - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 11
Darren Shan (Darren O'Shaughnessy) - 12:30 p.m.
Mahesh Rao - 2:00 p.m.
Elaine Proctor - 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 12
Tanzila Khan (female-only event) - 4:00 p.m.
*Schedule subject to change without prior notice