Selma Dabbagh

Selma Dabbagh is a British Palestinian writer of fiction. Her first novel, Out of It (Bloomsbury), set between Gaza, London and the Gulf, was a “Guardian Book of the Year” in 2011 and 2012. Her short stories have been published by Granta, the British Council, Wasafiri, al-Saqi among others. In 2014, her play, The Brick, was produced by BBC Radio 4 and nominated for an Imison Award. She regularly writes for The Electronic Intifada on Palestinian culture and has written for The Guardian, The London Review of Books, GQ and other publications. www.selmadabbagh.com