Qasr Al Watan Library is hosting workshops with international authors

Budding writers can learn from the very best in the capital

Qasr Al Watan Library is hosting workshops with international authors

Qasr Al Watan is home to one of the most impressive libraries in Abu Dhabi, with 50,000 books housed in the beautiful building.

But this month the special centre of learning is offering something extra exciting.

Established international authors are visiting the library to put on a series of panel discussions and creative writing sessions for the public.

Coming up on July 14, the ‘Cross-border Cultures’ session will be led by Jordanian author Matar Mahmood Matar Tawalbeh, who is also director of the Cordoba International Academy for Training and curator of a cultural creativity programme for talented emerging Jordanian writers.

Meanwhile, the three-day workshop entitled Talented Pends is being hosted by Syrian poet and author Jameel Dari from July 21 to 23.

The classes cover every aspect of creative writing, and they are designed to help up-and-coming writers to perfect their skills.

You can find out more by visiting www.qasralwatan.ae.
Jul 14 & 21-23. Qasr Al Watan, Al Ras Al Akhdar www.qasralwatan.ae.

Be the first to get all the latest Abu Dhabi news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.

More from Art, Things to do

5 global art shows to check out from home
Art

Tour MoMA, The National Gallery and more

History fans can now explore the ancient Arab world from their homes in Abu Dhabi
Art

NYU Abu Dhabi is hosting a series of virtual lectures about the history of the region

Virtual Art of Isolation exhibition launches featuring lockdown-inspired pieces
Art

Saudi amateurs, professionals and children all have works in the exhibition

Using paint and household items, here’s how you can forge a piece of abstract art at home

The Connor Brothers launch online exhibition exclusively for the Middle East
Art

20 percent of the profits made will be donated to the UAE’s Community Solidarity Fund against COVID-19

Newsletters

Follow us