Summers, who won a competition in the under-12 category organised by Lit Publishing, received guidance in drafting a novel over the course of a year, and valuable advice on approaching publishers.
The hybrid offline – online model of SIBF 2020 themed ‘The World Reads from Sharjah’ and organised by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), offered 1,024 publishers from 73 nations a much-needed opportunity to showcase millions of titles including 80,000 new releases to a physical audience of 382,000 people who visited the book fair.
A word enters a person’s heart like a bullet. It might be small but each one is very impactful, says Kuwaiti author Mishel Hamad.
The exemption of rental fees for the publishing houses is valued at Dhs6 million.
Legendary Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan will be in Sharjah making his maiden appearance at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2019 on Oct.30.
The glam girl-cum-fashion diva-cum actor, who has come a long way since her debut in Saawariya, has carved a name for herself on the silver screen.
The selection of Al Eid is in recognition of her work in the literary world for more than four decades. Throughout her career, she conducted many studies and research in literary criticism, comparative criticism, literary documentation and historical approaches, among other subjects.
The 38th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2019) will be a dream come true for book lovers, with more than 60 international authors and cultural personalities set to participate in the third largest book fair in the world.
Elisabetta has said that her work resonates so well with children because of her central message of love and respect for each other and the planet.