Hend Ja’far was born in 1985, she is a writer and academic from Ismailia. She currently works in the Manuscripts Department at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. She most recently published a short story called ‘The Soul at Rest’ in The Book of Cairo collection of short stories published by Comma Press in 2019, which was a story from her first collection published in 2015 by Merit. She shared second place in the Sawiris Prize (Short Stories by Young Writers section).
adda is looking for new writing on the theme of climate change. We are seeking poetry, fiction and – in particular – non-fiction. Open for submissions soon, deadline 31 January 2020.Find out more