Sawad Hussain

Sawad Hussain translates from Arabic into English. Her work has been recognised by English PEN, the Anglo-Omani Society, and the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation, among others. Her recent translations include Passage to the Plaza (2020) by Sahar Khalifeh and A Bed for the King’s Daughter (2021) by Shahla Ujayli. She is a judge for the Palestine Books Awards, and has run workshops introducing translation to students and adults under the auspices of Shadow Heroes, Africa Writes, and Shubbak Festival. She is the 2022 Translator in Residence at the British Centre for Literary Translation.

Sawad Hussain appears at Anuvaad: The HLF Translation Festival with the support of the International Literature Showcase Collaboration Fund. The International Literature Showcase is a partnership between the National Centre for Writing and the British Council.

3:45 - 4:30

December 2022 Anuvaad

Sawad Hussain

Chair: A Giridhar Rao 

🔴 Online Session