Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa

susan abulhawa is novelist, poet, essayist, scientist, human and animal rights activist, and mother. Her debut novel, Mornings in Jenin, was translated into 30 languages and is considered a classic in Palestinian literature. Her most recent, Against the Loveless World, likewise received literary acclaim and was lauded as a "masterpiece." The number of books sold and linguistic reach of her books have made abulhawa the most widely read Palestinian author of all time. She is also a human and animal rights activist, a scientist, political commentator, director of the Palestine Writes Literature Festival, and the founder of Playgrounds for Palestine, an international children's NGO upholding the Right to Play for Palestinian children. Other works by abulhawa include The Blue Between Sky and Water (Bloomsbury, 2015), My Voice Sought the Wind (poetry, Just World Books, 2013), and several anthologies.
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