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Silvena Rowe.
Silvena Rowe.

New names at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

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More celebrities have been announced for the literary festival's sixth outing.

On the list are the British broadcast journalist Jeremy Paxman, the TV chef Silvena Rowe (pictured), the Swedish crime-writer Camilla Lackberg, the Indian restaurateur Camellia Panjabi, the novelist and journalist Melanie Chappuis, Al Arabiya talk show host Giselle Khoury, and the cartoonist Zep.

The festival runs from March 4-8 in Dubai. Visit www.emirateslitfest.com for a schedule of events.