Award-winning human rights lawyer Sara M. Saleh explores the complexities of identity in her writing. She joins Karen Wyld to talk about her new poetry collection and her debut novel.
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Sara M. Saleh is an award-winning writer, poet, human rights lawyer, and the daughter of migrants from Palestine, Egypt, and Lebanon. Her poems, short stories, and essays have been widely published nationally in English and Arabic. She is co-editor of Arab, Australian, Other and was the first poet to win both the Australian Book Review's Peter Porter Poetry Prize and the Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize.Songs for the Dead and the Living is her first novel.
Karen Wyld is a Martu author living south of Adelaide. Wyld writes historical fiction, poetry and narrative nonfiction. As a SA Literary Fellowship recipient, Wyld is researching archival material to creatively interpret relationships with the coast. Wyld is a co-editor of The Rocks Remain anthology.