ENJOY 20% OFF ON TICKETS + OTHER DISCOUNTS WHEN YOU BECOME A FOUNDATION FRIEND

Namal Siddiqui

A third-culture kid, born and raised in the UAE with roots in Pakistan, Namal Siddiqui has written poetry since childhood. After working in the advertising and tech industry for over a decade, she took a long sabbatical to further her skills in writing and mountaineering. She found her way to the Emirates Literature Foundation where she manages year-long cultural events and is currently working on a poetry book for publication. Her writings delve on the subjects of identity, migration and nature.

Namal Siddiqui

Attend their Events ....

  •  banner images missing

    Francis Kong: A Winning Attitude

    In his much-anticipated return to Dubai, Filipino businessman, broadcaster and motivational speaker Francis Kong shares how you can level up – whether in life or business.

    Read More

    Price

    75.00 AED

  •  banner images missing

    What Have We Done? An Evening of Storytelling & Performance

    Stirring stories and phenomenal performances from electrifying writers and poets Leila Aboulela, Mai Al-Nakib, Dana Dajani, Awais Khan and Roger McGough, all answering the simple question: What Have We Done?

    Read More

    Price

    120.00 AED

  •  banner images missing

    Desert Stanzas

    An annual highlight in the Dubai cultural calendar, Desert Stanzas is the Festival’s unforgettable night of celebration and rapture featuring poetry and spoken word from around the world.

    Read More

    Price

    425.00 AED


Have a question about this year’s LitFest? We’re happy to provide you with the answers you seek, from practical details about this year’s events and more information about our venues and programme, to responses to other frequently asked questions.