Saeida Rouass is a British novelist of Moroccan heritage. She is the author of Eighteen Days of Spring in Winter and Assembly of the Dead, set in Marrakesh in 1906 and based on the true story of The Moorish Jack the Ripper. She is currently working on Library of Untruths, set in 1912 Fes when Morocco became a French Protectorate, and the sequel to Assembly of the Dead.
She has worked for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the Middle East and North Africa region, East Africa and Asia as a Trainer and Programme Manager. She has written for the Independent, Newsweek and culture and literature magazines.