Saba Vasefi is a multi award-winning writer, poet, filmmaker and journalist. She researches her PhD on exilic feminist cinema studies and teaches at Macquarie University. Her poems have appeared in a variety of journals including Transnational Literature and Wasafiri Magazine of International Contemporary Writing. She was twice a judge for the Sedigheh Dolatabadi Book Prize for the Best Book on Women’s Literature and Women’s Issues. She has received an Honorary Brave Rising Star Award for her courageous writing on women’s detention narratives and diasporic feminist discourse in The Guardian.