Through her novels and essays, Randa Abdel-Fattah examines issue of racism, multiculturalism and human rights in Australia. Together with activist and author Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Randa discusses what contemporary multiculturalism looks like in Australia today.

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Randa Abdel-Fattah (Australian)

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Randa Abdel-Fattah is a Palestinian Egyptian Muslim writer, academic, activist, former lawyer and the multi-award-winning author of 14 books published in over 20 countries. Her most recent books include Coming of Age in the War on Terror (longlisted for the 2022 Stella Prize, shortlisted for the 2022 NSW and Victorian Premiers' Literary Awards), The Very Best Doughnut and her first picture story book, 11 Words for Love, illustrated by Maxine Beneba Clarke. Randa is also a Future Fellow at Macquarie University, researching Arab/Muslim radical social movements since the 1970s.