Randa Abdel-Fattah is the award-winning author of 11 novels and is published in over 15 countries. She has worked as a lawyer, human rights advocate and community volunteer with
different human rights and migrant and refugee resource organisations. She has a PhD in Sociology and is a researcher on Islamophobia, racism and everyday multiculturalism in Australia. Randa is currently working on the feature film adaptation of Does My Head Look Big In This? In 2017 her novel Where the Streets Had A Name was adapted to the stage by Australia's leading children's theatrical company. Randa is a regular guest at schools around Australia
addressing students about her books and the social justice issues they
raise and is a regular guest at writer's festivals. She is regularly sought for comment in the media. Randa lives in Sydney with her husband and children.