Sarah Ayoub is a journalist and author. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, The Sydney Morning Herald, ELLE, Marie-Claire, SBS Australia, Sydney Review of Books and more. Sarah teaches journalism and writing at the University of NSW and the University of Notre Dame and has just completed her PhD on the representations migrant females in Australian Young Adult literature. She is the author of Hate is Such a Strong Word and The Yearbook Committee and a contributor to Arab, Australian, Other. Her forthcoming book, The Cult of Romance, is out in 2021.