Randa Abdel-Fattah
About the author

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Randa is a prominent Australian author, academic, human rights advocate, former lawyer and mother of four children. She has been nominated for Sweden's 2019 Astrid Lindgren Award, the world's biggest children's and young adult literature award (she was also nominated in 2018). The award-winning author of eleven novels, published and translated in over 20 countries, Randa writes across a wide range of genres and actively seeks to translate her academic work into creative interventions which reshape dominant narratives around race, human rights, multiculturalism and identity in popular culture. She has been publishing her op eds in Australia's national and international newspapers and journals since 1998. She has had regular appearances on Q&AThe DrumLateline and The 7.30 Report, and radio interviews (RN Drive, ABC Books and Arts, The Conversation Hour etc.).

Books by Randa Abdel-Fattah

Randa Abdel-Fattah Articles

Dr Randa Abdel-Fattah: A Conversation on Diversity in Children's Writing #1

Podcast

30 July 2020

Dr Randa Abdel-Fattah: A Conversation on Diversity in Children's Writing #1