Sara M Saleh is a writer/poet and the daughter of Palestinian, Lebanese and Egyptian migrants. Her writing has been published widely and she is co-editor of the 2019 anthology Arab, Australian, Other: Stories on Race and Identity. Sara has run writing workshops in countless classrooms, community spaces, and festivals across the country. Her first novel Songs for the Dead and the Living (Affirm Press, 2023) is out now and her first poetry collection The Flirtation of Girls/Ghazal el-Banat (UQP, 2023) is forthcoming. Sara is based on Bidjigal land with her partner and their cats, Cappy & Lola.