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Sara El Sayed


Sara El Sayed is an Egyptian-born writer based in Meanjin (Brisbane). Her debut memoir, Muddy People, was shortlisted for the 2022 Queensland Premier’s Award for a Work of State Significance, the University of Queensland Non-Fiction Book Award and the People’s Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award. In 2020, she received a Queensland Writers Fellowship and was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award.