Tags: Literary Fiction

Anbara Salam


Anbara Salam’s debut novel, Things Bright and Beautiful, is due out this April. Pursued by multiple publishers, the book follows the violent unraveling of two missionaries, drawing on the six months its author spent working on a small island in the South Pacific.

Salam, who is half-Palestinian and half-Scottish, grew up in London. She graduated from Oxford with a PhD in Theology in 2014, after studying in Beirut and York, where she continues to live and work as an academic.

Exorcism, Male Power, and the Murder of E’Dena Hines | article | Jezebel

Debut Novel by Anbara Salam Acquired by Fig Tree! | news article | Blake Friedmann

Festival Years: 2018

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Things Bright and Beautiful