Nada Awar Jarrar

Nada Awar Jarrar was born in Lebanon to an Australian mother and a Lebanese father. She is normally based in Beirut with her husband Bassem and their daughter Zeina but, as a result of the outbreak of war in Lebanon, the family was forced to flee to the mountains in search of safety. Nada Awar Jarrar has been vocal in her condemnation of the killing of innocent civilians in this conflict, publishing a piece in The Times and contributing to an anthology of Lebanese writing, Lebanon, Lebanon, the profits of which went to Save the Children Lebanon. Her first novel, ‘Somewhere, Home’ won the Commonwealth Best First Book award for Southeast Asia and the South Pacific in 2004.

Books by Nada Awar Jarrar