Umaima Abdullah al-Khamis (Arabic:أميمة الخميس) (born 1966) is a Saudi Arabian writer and novelist. She was born in Riyadh and studied Arabic literature at King Saud University. She works in the Saudi civil service.
Al-Khamis has published a number of books, including short story collections, children's books and novels. Her two novels to date are: Sailors and The Leafy Tree. The latter was longlisted for the 2010 Arabic Booker Prize.
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