Michael Mohammed Ahmad is the founding director of Sweatshop Literacy Movement and editor of the critically acclaimed anthology After Australia (Affirm Press, 2020). Mohammed’s debut novel, The Tribe won the 2015 Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelists of the Year Award. His second novel, The Lebs won the 2019 NSW Premier’s Multicultural Literary Award and was shortlisted for the 2019 Miles Franklin Literary Award. His latest novel The Other Half of You has been shortlisted for the 2022 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Mohammed received his Doctorate of Creative Arts from Western Sydney University in 2017.
APPEARING AT: ‘Middle Eastern Crime’ in Western Sydney: Myths and Realities
WITH: Sarah Ayoub, Amani Haydar and Randa Abdel-Fattah (facilitator)
DATE: Thursday 8 September
VENUE: Dixson Room, SLNSW