The Department of General Education organized a trip to the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2022, which was held at the Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City. On the ninth of February, seven students from AGU attended a session on ‘The Thing with Feathers’. The session was hosted by poets Danabelle Gutierrez, Omar Sabbagh, and Sascha A. Akhtar, and chaired by Mark Fiddes. Danabelle Gutierrez is an award-winning writer; actress; and photographer, Mark Fiddes is an award-winning poet whose work has appeared in Poetry Review, Poetry Wales, and The London Magazine, and Sascha A. Akhtar is a poet; writer; and translator who has worked in English and Urdu. At the session, the four poets presented their work inspired by the festival’s theme ‘Here Comes the Sun’, as well as other poets’ work intended to embrace hope through inspiration and aspiration.. It is noteworthy that the annual Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is one of the world’s leading literature festivals, promoting the breadth of literature worldwide.
February 11, 2022 News