Susan Abulhawa is a novelist, poet, and political writer. Her novels Mornings in Jenin and The Blue Between Sky and Water have been translated into dozens of languages. She is the founder of Playgrounds for Palestine, a children’s non-profit dedicated to upholding the Right to Play. She has been a featured artist of the Palestine Festival of Literature several times and wrote from the festival in Gaza in 2013.
Her essay, Once Upon a Jerusalem, is featured in This is Not a Border.