Fatima Sharafeddine is a writer and translator for children and young adults. She has won a number of awards, the most recent of which was in the Young Adult category at the Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature in 2017. She was also nominated for the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award three times, in 2010, 2011, and 2016.
She has written and published more than 120 books, many of which have been translated into various languages and published around the world. She regularly takes part in international book fairs, and offers workshops in creative writing. Her most recent book, The Son of Majed, was published in 2019.