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Kinaan Syed

Kinaan Syed is an accomplished 11-year-old Dubai-based author. With roots in both the USA and Pakistan, he has lived in Dubai for most of his life and has enjoyed traveling and exploring the region and learning about all of the unique foods and cultures around him.


At school, Syed's favourite subject is creative writing. When he goes to a bookstore, he looks for adventure, fantasy and spy books. In his spare time, he loves to read, play chess and badminton and also spend time with his parents, sister and two cats. He also has a passion for cooking with his family and can often be found brainstorming new recipes to cook together.


To make the world a better place, he believes in educating and motivating people to protect our environment and to save endangered animals.  


When Syed is older, he would like to be an author, a chef or an archaeologist.

Kinaan Syed

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  • Children Take Over LitFest! English Edition

    Join us to celebrate some of Dubai’s youngest and brightest authors. These budding writers will discuss their creative processes, read excerpts from their books, and share what inspires them.

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