Sayde Scarlett is an author and poet.
Sayde was born in Dubai, United Arab Emirates but relocated to the United Kingdom to read Politics and International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London.
After university, Sayde worked in the performing arts sector alongside being a political and antiwar activist. In 2014, Sayde produced the critically acclaimed comedy theatre show Improv Noir.
Sayde moved back to the Middle East in 2015. In 2017, Sayde published her debut collection of poetry, Love Crimes.
Sayde's debut novel, Clouds and Earth, will be published on the 2nd March 2019.