Mai Khaled is an award winning novelist, radio presenter and a translator. She has written six novels, three collections of short stories, and a travel book, where two novels have been translated to English, German, and Serbian.
Khaled has a foreign educational background,which always inspires her, and gives her writing a cross-cultural essence. She is also a dubbing actress, and has passion for music, dancing and painting. That's wy she makes full use of the minute details of the world of broadcasting and visual arts in her works.
Being raised in a Cairene middle class family, Khaled gives a fresh perspective on modern life, through its rich detail, and reject ion of currently fashionable precepts, in addition to focusing on the daily anxieties, uncertainties and paradoxes in the life of ordinary Egyptian families.