Sharjah Book Authority to unveil details of the 40thSharjah International Book Fair on Wednesday, October 13

Press conference will detail milestone edition’s vibrant programme agenda and line-up of authors and cultural personalities

Sharjah, October 04, 2021

The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) will unveil details of the 40thSharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) at a press conference scheduledon Wednesday, October 13at 10am at the House of Wisdom.

The press conference will detail the vibrant mix of literary and cultural programmes planned for the milestone edition and reveal the global line-up of authors, publishers, creatives, and intellectuals who will headline the fair’s 11-day activities. SBA will also highlight the precautionary measures being taken on site to ensure the safety of its participants and visitors from around the globe.

Held under the theme, ‘There is always a right book’,the 2021 edition of SIBF will be held from November 3 to 13 at Expo Centre Sharjah.

Senior officials attending and participating at thepress conference include HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of SBA; HE Lnigo De Palacio Espana, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to the UAE; Khoula Al Mujaini, General Coordinator of SIBF; and representatives of Sharjah Police, Sharjah Broadcasting Authority and Etisalat; in addition to several other high-ranking public and cultural dignitaries.

As one of the top three book fairs in the world, SIBF hosts leading literary and cultural personalities from around the world each year, affirming its presence on the global agenda of cultural events. SIBF has emerged as a model to be emulated globally thanks to its pioneering role in advancing the literary culture and creative industries, and cementing Sharjah’s status as a preferred cultural destination for intellectuals, writers, and publishers in the region and around the world.


– SIBF Slogan

– Archived image from previous edition