Afaf El Sayyed

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Personal information

Title: 

Novelist, Activist, and Lecturer

Contact information (private)

Personal email address: 
afafsayyed@hotmail.com

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
Heya
City: 
Cairo
Country: 
Egypt
Work email address: 
ward812@hotmail.com

Competences

Gender Issues

Fiction Writing

Creative Writing

Creative Writing for Children

Children's Rights

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

 Chairperson of the Board, Heya Foundation for Women, 2005- Present.

Lecturer in Arabic Literature in the French Cultural Centre, 2002- Present. 

Journalist and Columnist, 1993- Present.

Director & Supervisor, Women Writers' Forum. 

Honorary office and memberships: 

 Vice-Chairperson of the Board, Treasurer, and President of the Registration Committee, International Pen Egypt

 Member, Media and Bulletin Editorial Committee, Egyptian Writers' Union

Member, Cairo Atelier

Member, Story Club

Productions and works: 

Shurout al-Mahaba (the conditions of love), Cairo: Dar Mirit, 2008

Bab al-Khusara (The door of forefeiture), Cairo: Dar Mirit, 2003

Al-Siqan Ar-Rafi'a al-Kadhiba (The long lying legs), Cairo: Hay'at al-Kitab, 1998

Saradib (Cellars), Cairo: Markaz al-Hadara al-'Arabiyya, 1998

Provat  (Rehearsals), Ebdaat Adabiya, 1998

Saadat Saghira (Small Happiness), Dar Qeba', 1995

 Qadr men El-'Eshq (Some Love), Cairo: Haia't El-Kitab, 1994