Sara al-Nams is a novelist and short story writer, born in 1989 in Tiaret, Algeria. She graduated with a B.A. in English Language from Ferhat Abbas University for Languages and Literature, Sétif province. Her first novel, Love With An Algerian Flavour, was published in 2012 and was followed by Water and Salt – Letters to a Palestinian Prisoner (2016) and J (2019). She has taught English and worked as an editor. Currently, she manages the Algerian “Ajniha” publishing house.