Amani Haydar

Amani Haydar is an award-winning writer, visual artist, and advocate for women’s health and safety based in Western Sydney. Amani’s debut memoir The Mother Wound (Pan Macmillan) was awarded the 2022 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Non-fiction and the Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year. Amani is a former Archibald Prize finalist with a visual arts practice that is closely intertwined with her writing practice. She has recently illustrated The Very Best Doughnut by Randa Abdel-Fattah and Safar by Sarah Malik and her writing has been published in Another Australia (Affirm Press), Arab Australian Other (Picador), and the upcoming anthology, Admissions: Voices Within Mental Health (Upswell).

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