Saima S Hussain

Saima S Hussain

Saima S Hussain earned an honours BA in English and history and an MA in South Asian Studies from the University of Toronto. She worked as an admissions counsellor at the University of Toronto, then moved to Pakistan where she became books editor at Dawn newspaper. Upon returning to Canada she produced a history book for young readers, The Arab World Thought of It: Inventions, Innovations and Amazing Facts (Annick Press, 2013), which received an award from the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations. Saima is actively involved in arts and community projects and volunteers as a board member of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women.

Writers Festival Appearances