Judges

Sawad Hussain

Sawad Hussain is an award-winning Arabic-English literary translator. She co-teaches a workshop on translating Arabic comics at UK secondary schools via the collective Shadow Heroes. Her recent translations include the Palestinian resistance...

Alan Waddams

Alan Waddams worked for 35 years with the EU in economic and diplomatic posts in numerous places, including five and a half years as EU Ambassador in Syria in the nineties. Practically all the countries he served in were Muslim, from Kazakhstan...

Professor Nur Masalha

Nur Masalha is a Palestinian writer and historian. He is currently a Member of the Centre for Palestine Studies, SOAS, University of London. Previously, Masalha was a Professor of Religion and Politics and Director of the Centre for Religion...

Victoria Brittain

Victoria Brittain is an author and journalist who has lived for many years in Africa and Asia, and has been visiting the West Bank and Gaza for 30 years. She is a former associate foreign editor of The Guardian and a contributor over many...

Haifa Zangana

Haifa Zangana is an Iraqi author and activist.  Among her books: Women on a Journey: Between Baghdad and London,  Dreaming of Baghdad and City of widows: an Iraqi woman account of war and resistance. She edited "Party for Thaera;...

Dr Afaf Jabiri

Afaf Jabiri is a Senior Lecturer at the University of East London. From 2013- 2017, she held the posts of Senior Teaching Fellow at the Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS and Fellow at the LSE Gender Institute. Her research focuses on gender in...

Winners of the Palestine Book Awards

  • Things You May Find Hidden in My Ear: Poems from Gaza
  • Tolerance Is a Wasteland: Palestine and the Culture of Denial
  • Reclaiming Humanity in Palestinian Hunger Strikes : Revolutionary Subjectivity and Decolonizing the Body
  • Psychoanalysis under occupation: practicing resistance in Palestine
  • Power born of dreams: my story is palestine
  • Al-Haq: A Global History of the First Palestinian Human Rights Organization
  • Sambac Beneath Unlikely Skies
  • Places of Mind: A life of Edward Said
  • Except for Palestine: The limits of progressive politics
  • A history of Palestinian Islamic Jihad: Faith, awareness, and revolution in the middle east
  • Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands
  • Against the Loveless World
  • The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017
  • Life in a Country Album
  •  There Where You Are Not
  • The Parisan
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Where the Bird Disappeared