Contributions and Results
Since the launch of the Dubai International Writing Program, a series of specialized training courses have been organized in various fields of writing, novel, translation, children’s literature, youth literature, short stories and others. Each training course included a group of courses which extend to five days of direct training. The program has also produced numerous writing awards.
The following winners have been awarded:
• “Guardian of the Sun” – Eman AlYousuf ranked first in the Emirates Novel Award 2016.
• “Dynoraf (The Eight-legged Beast)” – Hessa Almehairi (Sheikh Zayed Book Award in the twelfth edition for Children’s Literature 2018)
• “A Letter From Harvard” – Mariam Alzarouni (Al Owais Creative Award in the twenty-fifth edition)
• “Limits of Dreams (Sakf Al a’hlam)” – Badria Al-Shamsi (It was decided to be taught at grade four by the Ministry of Education)