Randa Abdel-Fattah is a prominent Australian Muslim Palestinian academic researching race and Islamophobia at Macquarie University. She is also the multi-award winning author of 11 books whose young adult and children’s books are published in over sixteen countries. She is currently adapting her debut novel Does My Head Look Big In This? as a feature film. She is co-editor of the 2019 anthology, Arab Australia Other: Stories on Race and identity. She lives in Sydney with her husband and four children.
Sara Saleh is an award-winning Arab-Australian poet and long-time campaigner for refugee rights and racial justice who has worked with human rights organisations in Australia and across the Middle East.