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6th May 2019

Roger McGough speaks to Emirates ICE at EmiratesLitFest 2018

One of Britain’s most prolific and best-loved poets for both adults and children; he has been called 'the patron saint of poetry' by Carol Ann Duffy

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Rolling back the years…. It’s vintage LitFest!

Since 2009, the Festival has had its own podcast channel on board Emirates flights, featuring interviews from some of the Festival’s top authors.

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About the Podcast

Best of the EmiratesLitFest
Author interviews and sessions from the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is the Arab World’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word, connecting readers with authors and books.

The Festival places home grown talent centre-stage and offers local book lovers the chance to interact with world famous authors, attend literary debates and workshops and participate in competitions. The Festival’s education programme gives thousands of students the chance to meet their literary heroes.

On this podcast you will find full session recordings from the Festival and festival author interviews with Emirates ICE.

The Festival is organised by the Emirates Literature Foundation, a non-profit NGO established to spread the love of literature.