Sawad Hussain is a British Arabic-English translator and litterateur. A contributor to journals such as ArabLit and Asymptote, she co-edited the Arabic-English section of the Oxford Arabic Dictionary (2014).

She has lectured at IAIS at the University of Exeter, taught KS3 & KS4 Arabic in Johannesburg and Dubai. Her recent translations include Passage to the Plaza (the Palestinian resistance classic by Sahar Khalifeh) and A Bed for the King’s Daughter, short stories by Shahla Ujayli.

She holds an MA in Modern Arabic Literature from SOAS.

Contributor's Issues

Banipal 73 - Fiction Past and Present (Spring 2022)