Inam Bioud is an Algerian academic, translator, novelist and poet. For over 25 years, she has taught translation and interpreting in Algerian universities. Among her published works are: Literary Translation: Problems and Solutions (2003), her novel The Fish Doesn't Care (2003) and a poetry collection Unsent Letters (2003). She has translated a large body of work by Algeria's most prominent writers. She was appointed member of the Advisory Board for the “Arab Knowledge Report” launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Al Maktoum Foundation (2009-2014), and member of the advisory board for the "Arab Integration Report", established by the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) (2009-2013). She has been Director of the Higher Arab Institute for Translation in Algiers, under the auspices of the Arab League, since its foundation.