Moones Mansoubi is a community, arts and cultural development worker based in Sydney. Her work is dedicated mainly to supporting and collaborating with migrants and people seeking asylum in Australia. She has managed numerous community and cultural projects and the first translator of Behrouz Boochani’s work when he began writing from Manus Island. She was translation consultant for Boochani’s book No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison (Picador Australia, 2018). Her translation of the article “An Island Off Manus” (Saturday Paper, 6 May 2017) was included in Boochani’s winning nomination for the Amnesty Media Award in 2017. Moones has a Masters Degree in International Relations and is passionate about social justice and social cohesion. She is currently coordinator of the Community Refugee Welcome Centre in Inner West Sydney and a content producer for SBS Radio, Persian program.