Suad Aldarra

Genres: Debut | Irish Writing | Memoir | Non-Fiction

Suad Aldarra is a writer and data scientist based in Dublin. She was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Syrian parents. In 2003 she moved back to her family home in Syria to study software engineering. After fleeing the war in 2012 she lived in Egypt and the US, before eventually settling in Ireland. In 2021, Suad was awarded the Arts Council of Ireland’s English Literature bursary. I Don’t Want to Talk About Home is her debut memoir and it is published by Doubleday Ireland in July 2022.

Suad Al Darra. Picture: Bríd O'Donovan ©Bríd O'Donovan
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