Dr. Nejmeh Khalil Habib

Dr. Nejmeh Khalil Habib is an award-winning Palestinian writer and lecturer in Arabic language and literature at the University of Sydney. She is the author of three collections of short stories, five academic works, and numerous articles. She is the recipient of the Australia Council for the Arts Award (2004), the Gibran Kahlil Gibran International Literary Award (2006), the Union of Palestinian Workers Award for Excellence (2013), and the Australian Arabic Culture Center Award for Creative Writing (2014). A Spring that Did Not Blossom is her first collection to be translated into English.