Dr Radhiah Chowdhury is a Muslim Bangladeshi-Australian author, editor and advocate living on unceded Bidjigal Land in Sydney’s West. She has worked as an editor with Scholastic Australia, Allen & Unwin and Giramondo, and is currently a commissioning editor and senior audiobook producer at PRH Australia.
Radhiah was the Australian Publishers Association 2019-2020 Beatrice Davis Editorial Fellow, awarded for her research project, ‘It’s Hard to Be What You Can’t See: Diversity Within Australian Publishing’. Radhiah is also one of the founders and moderators of the Australian First Nations and People of Colour in Publishing Network, a peer support and professional development network for First Nations and POC publishing professionals in Australia. Her picture book Jumble was published by Scholastic Press in December 2019, and The Katha Chest was published by Allen & Unwin in April 2021.