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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.