Isabella Hammad

Isabella Hammad

Isabella Hammad was born in London. She won the 2018 Plimpton Prize for Fiction for her story 'Mr. Can’aan'. Her writing has appeared in Conjunctions and the Paris Review. The Parisian is her first novel.

The 2019 Shortlist

  • Palestinian Women's Activism: Nationalism, Secularism, Islamism
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • Zaitoun: Recipes and Stories from the Palestinian Kitchen
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel
  • The Parisan
  • Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution