Sabreen Khadim took part in the Reel Iraq 2013 poetry translations workshops in Shaqlawa, Northern Iraq, and reading at Reel Iraq at Jura Unbound as part of the Edinburgh Book Festival 2013.
Based in Baghdad, and one of the younger participants taking part in Reel Iraq, Sabreen Kadhim has already had a distinguished career as a journalist and a poet. Sabreen works as a Television reporter at Al-Hurra TV and has published poems widely in Iraqi magazines and newspapers such as Al-Sabah, Al-Taakhi and Az-Zamaan newspapers as well as Al-Esbuaya Magazine. She was a winner of the 3rd UNESCO Poetry Contest in 2011 and jointly won the Iraqi Youth Poetry Festival competition in 2012 (organized by the “Culture For All” Association). Her debut collection, I Introduce Myself to Water, is awaiting publication.