Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa was born to Palestinian refugees of the 1967 war. Currently living in Pennsylvania with her daughter, she is a human rights activist and frequent political commentator. She is the founder of Playgrounds for Palestine, an organization dedicated to upholding Palestinian children’s right to play. Her first novel, Mornings in Jenin, was an international bestseller, published in twenty-six languages.

The 2019 Shortlist

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