Ink Writing Competition

Middlesex University Dubai rewards region’s budding authors at INK

INK: Middlesex University Short Story and Poetry competition celebrates the work of the region’s aspiring authors and poets.

Open to all university students within the UAE, winners of this year’s competition represented

On 6 December, the UAE’s best aspiring poets and writers came out to celebrate at the 2nd annual INK: Middlesex University Short Story and Poetry awards ceremony at Middlesex University Dubai’s Knowledge Park campus.

Open to all students enrolled in University courses in the UAE, participants submitted their work under one of three categories; Short Story, Poetry Under 21 and Poetry Over 21.

Showcasing the region’s finest, young poets and authors, this year’s competition received entries from students attending a range of universities, including the American University of Dubai, Middlesex University Dubai, United Arab Emirates University and Manipal University.

 “The UAE has a vivid creative writing scene and Middlesex University Dubai is committed to fostering the minds of tomorrow’s authors and poets; INK gives us the opportunity to showcase these talents to the region, and the world,” said Louise Edensor, Senior Lecturer, Media and Education. “On behalf of Middlesex University Dubai, I would like to congratulate this year’s entrants and winners. I look forward to seeing their work in the future.”