Bobuq Sayed's writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Drift, Astra Magazine, New Australian Fiction 2022, Gulf Coast, The Seventh Wave, Collisions: Fictions of the Future, Meanjin, and The Rumpus.
They are the co-editor of an anthology called Nothing to Hide: Voices of Trans and Gender Diverse Australia (Allen and Unwin), the first of its kind published by a major Australian publisher.
Bobuq has an MFA from the University of Miami's Creative Writing program, where they were a James A. Michener fellow, a Dean's Award recipient, and winner of the Irene Pines Award.
Currently, they are a 2022-23 Steinbeck fellow at San Jose State University. They are completing a novel about queer and trans exiles living in Istanbul, Turkey.
They have received support from Lambda Literary, Tin House, Kundiman, Exchange for Change, the Wheeler Centre, the American Council for Learned Societies, and the VONA/Voices Foundation.