Amal Awad

Amal Awad

Writer, author of Courting Samira

Culture clash

Growing up Arab in Australia

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Amal Awad The pleasures and challenges of growing up in a migrant family.

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Real life

Taking off the hijab

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Amal Awad One writer explains her difficult decision.

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Teetotalism

My life as a non-drinker

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Pouring red wine. White plate with food. Two glass


Wine

Elegance

Evening Meal

Food

Pouring

Bottle

Glass

Tasting

Party

Grape

Wine Bottle

Dining

Alcoholic Drink

Drink

Celebration

Close-Up

Enjoyment

Luxury

Single Object

Liquid

Merchandise

Purity

Sparse

Refreshment

Restaurant

Shape

Splashing

Wine Glass

Red

Plate

White

Knife

Amal Awad Or how I deal with heartbreak, boredom and awkward social moments sans alcohol.

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Relationships

An insider's guide to Muslim dating

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Amal Awad What happens when 'date night' unfolds in your parent's living room.

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Real life

Getting rid of cultural guilt

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Amal Awad One writer decides to swap her childhood hang-ups for a healthy dose of optimism.

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