Authors

 Alan Dowty

Alan Dowty is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. He is author of The Jewish State: A Century Later and Israel/Palestine. 

 George Abraham

George Abraham is a diasporic Palestinian writer and Bioengineering PhD candidate at Harvard University. He is a Kundiman fellow and winner of the 2018 Cosmonauts Avenue Poetry prize. Their first full-length poetry collection, Birthright, is...

 Rajie Cook

Rajie Cook is an internationally recognized graphic designer, artist, and activist—and the son of Najeeb and Jaleela Cook from Ramallah, Palestine. In 1967, he cofounded Cook and Shanosky Associates, Inc., a design firm, in New York City. He...

 Rawia Bishara

Rawia Bishara is a Palestinian-American who opened a Middle Eastern restaurant, Tanoreen in Brooklyn in 1988. As chef of the highly rated restaurant and through her cookbooks she has aimed to recreate the flavours of her mother’s cooking and...

Abduwahid Lulua

Prize-winning author, Abduwahid Lulua, was born in Mowsil, Iraq in 1931. He studied English at Baghdad University, B.A. (Hons.), Harvard, Ed.M. English, and Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio, Ph.D. While teaching at seven Arab universities, as well...

Adel Safty

Adel Safty is Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Russian Academy of Public Administration, Novosibirsk, Russia and has served as Head of UN Mission in Amman.

Adina Hoffman

Adina Hoffman is the author of House of Windows: Portraits from a Jerusalem Neighborhood and My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness: A Poet’s Life in the Palestinian Century, winner of the 2010 Jewish...

Ahdaf Soueif

Ahdaf Soueif is the author of Aisha, Sandpiper, and In the Eye of the Sun. Her bestselling novel The Map of Love was shortlisted for a Booker Prize. The founder of PalFest, she is a key political commentator on Egypt and Palestine. Soueif lives in...

Ahlam Bsharat

Ahlam Bsharat grew up in Tammun in Palestine and now lives in Ramallah. Following a Master's Degree in Arabic, she worked as a teacher for several years. An award-winning author of poetry, picture books, short stories, novels, memoirs, and TV and...