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Yumna Kassab


Yumna Kassab (photo credit Tiger Webb)
Yumna Kassab is a writer based in Sydney. She is the author of The House of Youssef, Australiana and The Lovers. Her latest book is Politica, which she says is an imaginary history of the Arab world or else a feminine telling of politics. Her books have been listed for the Miles Franklin Award, Stella Prize, Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, Prime Minister's Literary Award, Queensland Literary Awards and NSW Premier's Literary Awards. She is the inaugural Parramatta Laureate of Literature.