Suad Amiry

Suad Amiry

Architect and writer Suad Amiry lives in Ramallah where she is director of the Riwaq Center for Architectural Conservation. She received the Italian Viareggio-Versilia Prize for Sharon and My Mother-in-Law: Ramallah Diaries in 2004. Suad has written Nothing to Lose But Your Life, also published by Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing.

The 2019 Shortlist

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