Mai Al-Nakib

Mai Al-Nakib is an acclaimed author who lives and works in Kuwait. She won the Edinburgh International Book Festival’s 2014 First Book Award for her short stories collection The Hidden Light of Objects

Ariel Dorfman

Ariel Dorfman is an Argentine-Chilean-American novelist, playwright, and human rights activist. He served as a cultural adviser to President Salvador Allende until the coup by General Augusto Pinochet in 1973

Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is a multi-award winning novelist, essayist, poet and activist from Canada.