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Salha Obeid

Salha Obaid is an Emirati writer. Her first book of short stories “Alzheimers”, was published in 2010 and was translated into German the following year. Her book “An Implicitly White Lock of Hair” (2015) won the 2016 Al Owais Award for Best Emirate literature book published that year. In 2017 she won the Emirati Youth Prize in creative writing covering all of her work. Her first novel, “Maybe It’s a Joke”, was published in 2018 which was long listed for Sheikh Zayed Book Award.

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