Yassmin Abdul-Magied’s Listen Layla

Today’s episode features Yassmin Abdel-Magied discussing her new YA novel Listen Layla

Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a Sudanese-Australian writer, broadcaster and social advocate. She trained as a mechanical engineer and worked on oil and gas rigs around Australia for years before becoming a writer and broadcaster. 

Yassmin has published a memoir, Yassmin’s Story, as well as a book for younger readers, You Must Be Layla.

Listen Layla

Layla is an inventor. After winning a scholarship to an exclusive school she is now preparing for the Grand Designs Tourismo which will take her to Germany and working her hardest to win a place on the Special International Invention Tour. But Layla’s plans for conquering the world with her inventions hit a hurdle when her family must travel to Sudan to be at her grandmother’s bedside. This trip challenges Layla to discover who she is beyond the world of her inventors workshop…

Join me as we discover Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s Listen, Layla…

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