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Micaela Sahhar

About

Micaela Sahhar is an Australian-Palestinian writer and educator. Her current scholarly and creative projects relate to narrative appropriation and the recuperation of narrative in settler-colonial contexts.

Her poetry and essays have appeared in the Age, Southerly, Overland, the Conversation, New Matilda and Arena Magazine and she was shortlisted for the Blake Poetry Prize in 2014. She was commissioned to contribute to Forensic Architecture’s Cloud Studies exhibition at UTS gallery in 2020. She was a guest co-editor of Rabbit 34 in 2021 with Kent MacCarter.

She holds a doctorate from the University of Melbourne. Her scholarly articles have appeared in journals and edited book collections, most recently an article in the Journal of Intercultural Studies and a co-authored chapter in Unsettled Voices: Beyond Free Speech in the Late Liberal Era, edited by Tanja Dreher, Michael R. Griffiths and Timothy Laurie.

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