His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has announced the establishment of the “Sharjah Award for Literary Poetic Criticism”, devoted to studies on poetic criticism, in addition the award role in criticising the poems of young poets and their poetic creations. The award comes within the framework of His Highness’s keenness on serving the Arab poetry and upgrading poetic talents, especially the new generation.
Habib Yousuf Abdullah Al Sayegh, a renowned Emirati poet, author and intellectual, died on Tuesday. He was 64.
In any society, people should be free and fearless to express their feelings and opinions, said Oscar winning poet-lyricist and filmmaker Gulzar, while interacting with his fans at the 38th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2019).
Gluck has previously won the Pulitzer Prize in 1993 for her collection "The Wild Iris", and the National Book Award in 2014.