Authors

Samah Sabawi

Samah Sabawi is Palestinian-Canadian-Australian writer, commentator and playwright. She is a policy advisor to the Palestinian policy network, AlShabaka, and former public advocate for Australians for Palestine and held the position of Executive...

Samia Halaby

Born in Jerusalem in 1936, Samia Halaby is a leading abstract painter and an influential scholar of Palestinian art. Influenced by the Soviet avant-garde, Halaby works with the conviction that abstraction is based in reality, and has not been...

Samia Nasir Khoury

Samia was born in Jaffa, Palestine in 1933. She graduated from Birzeit College in 1950 and gained a BA degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. Khoury has gained recognition as an active community member from local NGOS and the...

Samira Azzam

Samira Azzam was born in Acre, Palestine in 1927. After completing her basic education, she found work as a schoolteacher at 16, and was later appointed headmistress of a girls’ school. She was still in her teens when her stories began to...

Samuel Wilder is a translator of Arabic literature, a writer and a student of comparative poetics. Since 2006, he has lived and worked as a literary translator in Cairo and Beirut, and pursued academic work in London and Cambridge. While a student...

Sandra Barrilaro

Sandra Barrilaro is a Spanish photographer and activist. She has been a speaker at the Palestinian Educational Cultural Forum, and participated in the Women's Boat to Gaza flotilla in 2016. Barrilaro’s work on Palestine has been exhibited...

Sandy Tolan

Sandy Tolan is a teacher and radio documentary producer and the author of The Lemon Tree: An Arab, A Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East ). Sandy has reported from more than 30 countries, especially in the Middle East, Latin America, the...

Sara Roy

Sara Roy is a Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University. A distinguished political economist, she has written extensively on the Palestinian economy and has documented its decline over the last three...

Sarah Irving

Sarah Irving is a writer, editor and translator, a PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh, and contributing editor for arts and culture at The Electronic Intifada. Sarah specialises in social and environmental issues, Palestine and the wider...

Saree Makdisi

Saree Makdisi is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at UCLA. His previous books include Making England Western: Occidentalism, Race and Imperial Culture; Palestine Inside Out: An Everyday Occupation; and Reading William Blake.