Amal Awad

Amal Awad is a writer, author and journalist. An Arab-Muslim Australian, she frequently writes and speaks about issues of society, religion and popular culture. Amal published her debut novel Courting Samira in 2010. More recently she published her first non-fiction book, The Incidental Muslim, and contributed to the anthology Coming of Age: Growing up Muslim in Australia. She is currently working on her second novel, This Is How You Get Better.