The Best Emirati Book by an Emirati Creative Writer


This award is to support and promote Emirati writers. The nominated books should specialize in the following areas: poetry, story, novel, drama or short stories. This award is for the most creative work submitted and it’s open to all authors no matter the generation.



• Nominated writer must be a UAE national.

• Please see the general conditions for the Emirati Book Awards.



The following must be submitted to SIBF organizers:
• Three copies of the nominated books

• Completed nomination form

• Copy of nominated writer’s passport or ID

• Nominated writer’s contact details, including mail address, phone numbers and email

• Curriculum Vitae of nominated writer

• Acknowledgment by nominated writer of not winning the Best Emirati Book Award before


To Register, please click here.