Amani Haydar is an artist, lawyer, mum and advocate for women's health and safety based in Western Sydney. Amani's writing and illustrations have been published in ABC News Online and SBS Life and her self-portrait Insert Headline Here was a finalist in the 2018 Archibald Prize. Amani uses visual art and writing to explore the personal and political dimensions of abuse, loss, identity and resilience.BROWSE BOOKS BY THE AUTHOR >
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'Tell the truth' is a refrain we know well from childhood. But does it stand up in a broken adult world? Whether it's serving home-truths on diversity and racism (How to Lose Friends and Influence White People by Antoinette Lattouf); revealing the brutal cost of seeking legal justice (Witness by Louise Milligan); or sharing the personal tale of survival and resilience (The Mother Wound by Amani Haydar); each writer bears witness.1:30 PM