Adrian Mouhajer is a non-binary lesbian Muslim Lebanese poet from Lakemba who explores themes of queerness, love, desire, family and cultural connection within their work. They are a member of Sweatshop Literacy Movement and won Highly Commended in the 2021 Sydney Opera House Antidote Mentorship for Diverse Emerging Writers. Their work has been published with SBS Voices, Aniko Press and Diversity Arts Australia. Adrian’s work was also shortlisted in the 2022 SBS Emerging Writers’ Competition. Adrian is the editor of Stories Out West, an anthology of LGBTQ+ writers of colour with a connection to Western Sydney.