A video of Isabella Hammad's reading, created in collaboration with the Brown Arts Initiative, will be available for viewing until 15 December 2020.
Isabella Hammad was born in London and lives between London and New York. Her first novel, The Parisian, won a 2019 Palestine Book Award, the 2020 Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a Betty Trask Award from the Society of Authors in the UK. She was awarded the 2018 Plimpton Prize for Fiction and a 2019 O. Henry Prize for her short story “Mr Can’aan,” and in 2019 she was a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree. She is currently at work on a new novel set in London and Palestine