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Danabelle Gutierrez

Danabelle Gutierrez is an award-winning artist, writer, actress and photographer. She is the author of Tears Across the Earth, a collection of short stories and poems, as well as poetry books & Until The Dreams Come and I Long To Be The River and chapbooks Eventually, The River Surrenders and Softer. Her writing has been published in The Common, Cordite Poetry Review, Postscript Magazine, ElectraStreet, WordsDance and in a video for Vogue Arabia recited by Ciara, among other publications. Born in Las Piñas, raised in Cairo, Vienna, and Muscat, Gutierrez currently lives in Dubai.

Danabelle Gutierrez

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    Workshop: Writing Epistolary Poetry

    In this interactive and deeply considered workshop, award-winning poet Danabelle Gutierrez will guide you through how to write an epistolary poem – a poem in the form of a letter.

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    200.00 AED



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    Language of the Soul

    Three internationally renowned poets – Dana Dajani, Danabelle Gutierrez and Yang Lian – converge to discuss the transcendent power of poetry and perform readings from their latest collections.

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    50.00 AED

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    The Incomparable Claudia Rankine

    One of America’s leading writers and thinkers, the award-winning Claudia Rankine, appears for the first time at Emirates LitFest for an expansive conversation about race, power and identity.

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    75.00 AED

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    LitFest After Hours: First Night

    The Festival doesn’t stop once the sun goes down. LitFest After Hours will enliven your senses with a feast of performances, activities and experiences. Who knows what you mind find.


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    40.00 AED


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