Poetry Guidelines

  1. Poems must be submitted in either English, Arabic, or as a bilingual poem.
  2. Poems must be between eight and 30 lines in length.
  3. Poems must be submitted as a PDF or Microsoft Word file.
  4. Poems from UAE-based writers are highly preferred.
  5. By submitting your poetry to the Festival, you give permission for your work to be published and distributed freely and without prejudice on behalf of the Festival provided accreditation is given.