Your basket is empty.

Rawah Arja

Rawah Arja is a writer and teacher from Western Sydney. Her first novel The F Team (published by Giramondo in 2020) has been shortlisted for numerous literary awards including the Ethel Turner Prize for Young People’s Literature and the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Writing for Young Adults. Her writing has featured in Second City: Essays From Western Sydney (2021), Arab, Australian, Other (2019), 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.


The F Team

Rawah Arja

368 pages
Paperback, 21 x 14.8 cm
Published September 2020
ISBN 9781925818543

A provocative and humorous coming-of-age novel which follows a group of high-school boys from immigrant backgrounds, as they try to save their notorious school from being closed down, by confronting their differences on and off the football field.


Rawah Arja reads from The F Team.