Great British Bake-Off winner to star at 2017 Dubai Lit Fest
29 October, 2016
Nadiya Hussain, the 2015 Great British Bake-Off winner, is one of the headline authors at next year’s Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, it has been announced. The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2017 line-up of more than 140 authors will appear over nine days from 3-11 March. Hussain, the author of Nadiya’s Kitchen as well as the children’s book Bake Me a Story, will tell tales of her British-Bangladeshi heritage. As well as Hussain, the list of first-time authors at the event include Sana Amanat, the co-creator of Marvel’s Pakistani-American superhero Kamala Khan, Mohammed Saeed Harib, creator of the popular Emirati animated television series Freej, crime writer Kathy Reichs, renowned children’s author Tanya Landman and British TV presenter Alan Titchmarsh.