Sarah Ayoub is a journalist and author. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, The Sun-Herald, ELLE, Marie-Claire, Sydney Review of Books and more. Sarah teaches writing at The University of Notre Dame in Sydney, where she is completing her PhD on migrant females in Australian Young Adult literature. She is the author of Hate is Such a Strong Word and The Yearbook Committee and a contributor to Arab, Australian, Other. Her forthcoming book, The Cult of Romance, is out in 2021.