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Literary Agent & Consultantوكيلة أدبية & مستشارة أدبية وثقافية.
Writer – Publication
Co-author in ‘Memorable Flavours’ – Published in 2022.The book features stories revolving around culture written by 12 Dubai-based women.
Short Stories collection about the life of three women .The life after war and living in exile.
Children story “Daily life of the young boy who cares about environment.
- Iraqi Women in Tahrir Square ( poem) Nov 2019 for Al Mutannabi Street Starts Here Project
‘Behind the Dam’ Novel God, Peace, Love’ My Brand
for UNY Abu Dhabi by Hiyam Younis by Saifa al-Shehi
- ‘Gateway to Jenna’ short story published in the bicultural book ‘ We Interwoven ‘ published by Iowa University bicultural. https://www.biculturalwritersfellowship.com/we-the-interwoven
- Co-translated excerpt of Emirati writer Eman al Yousuf ‘Guardian of the Sun ‘Novel for Iowa University
- Curator & Presenter of ‘The Salon’ الصالون الأدبي والثقافي
Online interviews shade the lights on the creative people in the Arab world and highlight the new publications and work of , authors, performances, artist and thinkers.
- Curator and moderator of ‘Meet the Author’ program for Abu Dhabi Public libraries. Once a month program to introduce new authors from Australia and Europe to readers and listeners in UAE.
- Curator of Iraq’s Diverse Literary Scene @arablit.org in 2021. Samples:
- When Darkness falls ; on the shortened, brilliant life of Iraqi author Hayat Sharara
- ‘The lion of Basra” : Muslim ,Jew and Christian by Diaa Juabili’s
- Organizing the reading for Al Mutanabbi Street Starts Here’ project at House of Wisdom -Sharjah 2021 & Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2017.
Some of my clients and samples of books:
· UQP Australia
· The Children Meditation in My Heart ’by Author Gitte Winter
· The Amazing story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love’
Arablit Editor-at large and Contributor
- Arablit Quarterly March 2020 Poem translation.
- In Focus: Iraq https://arablit.org/iraq/
In January 2022 , Arablit.org shared the first “In Focus “section, edited by Hend Saeed. Samples:
- Samples of Reviews, translation ,interviews published in @arablit.
- Interview :Germany-based Syrian Kurdish author Jan Dost on writing ‘Kobani’
- Translation :Excerpt from Alia Mamdouh ‘ The Tank’ https://arablit.org/2020/01/27/new-fiction-an-excerpt-from-alia-mamdouhs-ipaf-longlisted-the-tank/
- Review :Sinan Antoon’s “Index’ and the emotional lives of objects. https://arablit.org/2017/02/13/sinan-antoons-ipaf-longlisted-index-and-the- emotional-lives-of-objects/
Literary Consultant & Literary Translator
- Help young writers to develop their writing through one -to-one sessions.
- Provide one to one session in reviewing and editing the text.
- Provide ‘Mindfulness & Writing’ lessons and workshops.
- Provide translation samples & full book translation.
- Provide book evaluation, review and reader’s Report.
My Workshops & Presentations & Moderating
- Moderator @Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2017-2021
- “Knowledge Based Economy” presentation ,written and presented by Hend Saeed at
International Conference of Future of learning & Skills- Dubai 10X University of Dubai – 2021
- How to write a book review workshop Dubai Public Libraries 2020
- Creative Writing Essentials Ministry of Youth and Culture 2020
- Imagination & five senses in writing Abu Dhabi Library & Sharjah & Private
- How to use our three minds in creative writing Number of Workshops repeated
- What is creativity & how can you find your creative method online workshops
- Presentation in public Abu Dhabi library
- How to get rid of the enemy of happiness Idea for training
- How to start your life after a fall Idea for training 2019
Published Articles, Reviews & Interviews
- Nasher News :Hend Saeed, ‘Literary Agencies are still incomprehensible to many in the Arab World.
- Arabkidlitnow :The book Conversation: Hend Saeed interviews Arabic Children authors and illustrators
- Travelodge : Memories made from Dubai and Emirates Airline Festival of Literature
- Article @jawak.ca
- Book review
TV, Radio, and Others – Samples
- Swiss Radio interview about Arabic literature 2020
- interview 2020 https://www.youtube.com/shorts/hgwMUa1X-4I
- Al Sharqiyah TV interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T98Zv6fGNC4
- MBC1’s Sabah al Kheir Ya Arab- interview 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dIT_ZBuG_U
- Presenting Arabic book Section @Talking of Books Radio Program 2016 & 2017
- Talking about my book at Sharjah TV 2013 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L22xSwfeI3s
- Al Mustransirya University: BA Arabic-English/English-Arabic Translation
- NLP Master Practitioner & Coach
- Reiki Master Practitioner
- mBraining Master Practitioner & Coach
- 1001 Titles – Writing for children workshop Dubai Feb 2021
- Translation Workshop Online Feb 2021
- UAEBBY -Writing for children with Author Fatima Sharafldeen Sharjah 2017/ 2019
- Intensive writing workshop with Najwa Barakat Lebanon 2018
- Writing Chapter books – Australian Writing Center Melbourne 2019
- Speculative Fiction with Narrelle Harries -Australian Writing Center Melbourne 2018
- Moving your story forward with Nicole Hayes Melbourne 2018
- Short Stories Writing – Australian Writing Center Melbourne 2017
- Writing and publishing a book – Jo Parfit Dubai 2010
- Melbourne writer Center
- ArablitKid & Arablit translators
- Asia Pacific Writers & Translators
- Australian Literary Translator Association
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