Amal Awad is a journalist, screenwriter and author. In 2018, she has been in development on a number of television projects including Sex in the West (eOne), Muhammed Jones, and Daughters of Fate (CJZ). She is also co-writing a feature, Halal Pie.
Amal’s next book, Fridays with my Folks, a work of non-fiction that delves into the experiences of ageing and illness, will be published by Penguin Random House in 2019.
Amal has written three short films – My Sister’s Wedding, The Dury’s Out, and The Doorknock Appeal. She has been a columnist for SBS Life, and has written for ELLE, Frankie, Daily Life, Sheilas and Junkee. Amal has also produced for ABC Radio National.