Nadia Al Najjar

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Nadia Al Najjar is an Emirati author who has published three novels and one children’s book.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Ajman University of Science and Technology.

Her novels include Mada’en Al-Lahfa, known in English as Cities of Passion, which won first place in the Emirates Award for Fiction in the Short Fiction category – 2015. The novel consists of 16 chapters, and each chapter is named after a different city ranging from Dubai to Damascus. Her latest novel, Trio D, tells the story of the burning and sinking of the Dara Ship which was carrying 690 passengers and 132 crew, 238 of whom died in the incident.