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Amal Awad Amal Awad i(A147437 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Palestinian
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Amal Awad is a Sydney-based writer and editor. She has a combined arts/law degree and practiced as a lawyer before taking up journalism and editing. Author of the non-fiction Beyond Veiled Clichés: The Real Lives of Arab Women, she has also published novels, including Courting Samira and This Is How You Get Better. Her work has also appeared in Coming of Age: Growing up Muslim in Australia.

In 2018, Awad appeared at the Adelaide Festival, discussing the worlds of contemporary Arab women with Manal al-Sharif (jailed in 2011 for driving a car in Saudi Arabia).

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