Huda Hamed (Oman) is a writer born in Rustaq, Oman, in 1981. She obtained a BA in Arabic Literature from Aleppo University, Syria, and worked as a journalist in the cultural section of the "Oman" newspaper before beginning her current job as editor of "Nazwa" cultural magazine. She has published three short story collections and three novels: Things Are Not Where They Should Be (2009), winner of the Sharjah Award for Arab Creativity and Best Omani Publication of 2009; She Who Counts the Stairs, one of six novels written during Najwa Barakat's 2014 writers' workshop and published by Dar al-Adab; and Cinderella of Muscat (2016). Huda Hamed has written some episodes of "Day and Day", the first Omani cartoon series. She was Editor-in-Chief of "More Than Life", the first Omani online magazine reviewing books.