Afra Atiq


Country: United Arab Emirates

Afra Atiq is an Emirati award-winning writer and poet based in the United Arab Emirates. She studied at UAE University and holds a Ph.D. in Media and Creative Industries. Her work has been featured in London Book Fair, Expo 2020 Dubai, and Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature, to name a few. Her artistic work focuses on topics important to her including culture, heritage, and identity. She is also the co-founder of the Untitled Chapters, a female Emirati writers collective.

Supported by Emirates Literature Foundation

Afra Atiq adalah seorang penulis dan penyair pemenang penghargaan dari Uni Emirat Arab. Ia belajar di Universitas UEA dan meraih gelar PhD di bidang Media dan Industri Kreatif. Karyanya telah ditampilkan di London Book Fair, Expo 2020 Dubai, dan Festival Sastra Emirates Airlines. Karya seninya berfokus pada topik-topik penting baginya termasuk budaya, warisan sejarah dan identitas. Ia juga salah satu pendiri Untitled Chapters, sebuah kolektif penulis wanita Emirat.

Didukung oleh Emirates Literature Foundation

Appearing in

Special Event | Love Bites: Prose, Macarons and Sparkling Wine

Laksmi Pamuntjak, Preeta Samarasan, Afra Atiq, Ravi Shankar, and Joko Pinurbo present an afternoon of seductive readings, and musings on love, lust, and relationships while savouring Vincent Nigita’s dreamy macarons, …


Main Program | Connecting Life with Words: The Women Powering Poetry

Poetry is an invitation for introspection, an opportunity to reveal your unique voice and unearth what it is yours to express. Join our speakers as they discuss their relationship with …