Emirates Literature Foundation, in collaboration with Seddiqi Holding Group, announced the opening of applications for the “Semester One: Emirates Literature Fellowship and My Friend for Writers” program, the global program for training creative writers, which provides a unique opportunity for aspiring literary talents in The United Arab Emirates.
The Fellowship program gave 10 writers the opportunity to work with some of the world’s best-known authors. During the program, they met a group of international literary agents, editors and publishers and won a trip to New York to attend Gotham’s Creative Writers Workshop.
Director of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, Ahlam Blouki, expressed his delight at the first year’s crop, adding: “Anyone who wants to progress in the world of creative writing should take the opportunity to participate in the unique fellowship program which provides a unique opportunity to introduce participating authors to literary agents and editors.” and international publishers.
Hind Abdul Hameed Seddiqi, Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications at Seddiqi Holding Company, said: “In line with the government’s vision to make the UAE one of the most important centers for media and creativity in the world, Seddiqi Holding is proud to partner with Emirates Literature Foundation as this program works to provide support and care for talent Literature in the Emirates.
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