is a freelance journalist and author based in Sydney, Australia.
Sarah Ayoub is a journalist and author whose work has been published in The Guardian, The Sydney Morning Herald, ELLE, Marie-Claire, SBS Life, ABC The Drum, Cosmopolitan and more. She teaches journalism and writing at the University of Notre Dame, where she is a PhD candidate researching the representations of culturally diverse females in Australian YA literature. Her novels Hate is such a Strong Word and The Yearbook Committee are on the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge, and The Yearbook Committee was longlisted for The Gold Inky, Australia’s premier teen choice award. She is a regular fixture at schools and writer’s festivals around the country, has worked with Sweatshop and The Stella Prize, and is a mentor to the youth curators of The Sydney Writer’s Festival YA program.