Rawah Arja is a writer and teacher from Western Sydney. Her first book, The F Team, was published by Giramondo in 2020. Her writing has featured in Arab, Australian, Other, SBS Voices and at the Sydney Writer’s Festival. She has received a fellowship from WestWords Varuna Emerging Writers’ Residential Program, is a member of the Finishing School collective of women writers, and teaches creative writing at schools and workshops. She was one of two 2020-2021 Western Sydney Writers in Residence, a project funded by the Copyright Agency Limited overseen by Writing and Society (WSU) and WestWords.