Mona Zahra Attamimi is Arab-Indonesian. She lived as a child in Jakarta, Washington DC and Manila, before settling in Sydney at age nine. Her poems have appeared in Southerly, Meanjin, Cordite, Westerly and Contemporary Asian Australian Poets Anthology. She was the recipient of the Asia Link Arts 2019 Creative Exchange in Bandung, Indonesia. Currently, she lives in Sydney, working on her first poetry collection.