Eman Al Yousuf
  • Gender:Female
  • ISNI:0000000508066706
  • Year of Birth:1987, United Arab Emirates
  • Lives in:United Arab Emirates
  • Citizen of:United Arab Emirates
  • Education:United Arab Emirates

Eman Al Yousuf is a chemical engineer and a certified coach in graphology who graduated from the American University of Sharjah. In 2017, she earned a diploma in Cultural Diplomacy from Berlin and recently obtained her master's degree in Knowledge Management from the American University in the Emirates Al Yousuf published three novels and four short stories. Her novel "The Guard of the Sun", which was published in 2015, won the 2016 Emirates Novel Award. She also published in 2015 a literary interviews "Bread and Ink" with female Emirati writers.She is known as the first Emirati ever to write a feminist short film "Ghafa" which was directed by Aisha Alzaabi and was screened at the 2017 Dubai International Film Festival. She is the first Emirati who was chosen for the International Writing Program of the University of Iowa in the United States. Her play "The Teapot and I" was the UAE submission at the fifth Gulf Festival for Art and Literature and was made into a play. Eman Al Yousuf has a monthly literary column in Emirates Culture Magazine called "Under the Ink" and a weekly column named "Woman of the Pen" in the Emirati newspaper "Al Ru'ya". Over the past few years, she has participated in many cultural events and festivals such as the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature and has represent the UAE in several countries including Spain, Paris, Cairo, U.S., Berlin, etc.

Published works
  • The Window Which Saw, By (author), Kitab for Publishing and Distributing, 2014, Book
  • Guard of the Sun, By (author), Al Farabi Publishing, 2015, Book
  • The Resurrection of Others, By (author), Mamdouh Adwan Publishing House, 2019, ISBN-13, 9789933540951, Book
  • A Bird in a Fish Tank, By (author), Arab Scientific Publishers, 2015, ISBN-13, 9786140113008, Book
  • Break and Ink, By (author), Kuttab Publishing, 2016, ISBN-13, 9789948182313, Book
  • The Emirates Novel Award, 2016