Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2013

24 April 2013 — 29 April 2013
Abu Dhabi
Book Fairs

Literature Across Frontiers will be at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair again this year. You can visit the LAF  stand at C18 in hall 11. LAF partner FILI (Finnish Literature Exchange) is presenting a wealth of children’s books from Finland and FILI director Dr Iris Schwanck is speaking on a panel about children’s books, while LAF director Alexandra Büchler will be speaking at the following panel discussion:

Rewarding Fiction: Literary Prizes as a Catalyst 

Thursday 25th April 2013, 12:30 – 13:30, 
In English and Arabic, Venue: Capital Suite 19

Literary prizes play an important role in supporting creativity while also enhancing book sales and licensing opportunities. Dr. Paulo Lemos Horta, Assistant Professor of Literature, New York University Abu Dhabi speaks to Patrice Hoffmann, Director of International Fiction, Flammarion (France),  Rana Idriss, Publisher, Dar Al Adab (Lebanon), Dr. Ali Bin Tamim, Secretary General, Sheikh Zayed Book Award/International Prize for Arabic Fiction, Alexandra Büchler, Director, Literature Across Frontiers and Amara Lakhous, Author (Italy/Algeria)

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