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Yumna Kassab


Yumna Kassab is a writer from Western Sydney. Her first book, The House of Youssef, was listed for the Stella Prize, Victorian Premier’s Literary Award and the NSW Premier’s Literary Award.

Her second book is Australiana and it has been released by Ultimo Press.

Her writing has appeared in The Saturday Paper, Meanjin, Griffith Review and the Sydney Review of Books.

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