Sarah Irving

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 Middle East, and travel. She is a PhD candidate at the Department of Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies, University of Edinburgh. In addition to A Bird is Not a Stone, her other titles include a biography of Palestinian fighter Leila Khaled, and the Bradt travel guide to Palestine

The 2019 Shortlist

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