Paula Abood

Dr. Paula Abood is a cultural worker, writer and educator. She has engaged communities for over three decades, receiving the Australia Council's Ros Bower Award for lifetime achievement in community cultural practice (2013). Paula has been published in Australian Poetry Journal (2020), Arab Australian Other: Stories on Race and Identity (2019), and Sydney Review of Books (2016). She has written and directed plays (The Cartographer’s Curse, 2016) and blogs (Race and the City, 2010), and is Chair of Arab Theatre Studio.