Heather Katharine McRobie
Heather Katharine McRobie

Heather McRobie (b. 1985) is a British-Australian novelist and journalist. Her first novel, Psalm 119, was published when she was 23 and won the Helene du Coudray Prize.

Since then she has worked as a freelance journalist for The Guardian, the New Statesman, the Globe and Mail and other publications, working and living in Bosnia, Jordan, Germany, Canada and Egypt.

She is completing a PhD on the 2011 Egyptian revolution at Oxford University and works as an editor at openDemocracy. She is working on her second novel.

'Literary Freedom', her first non-fiction book, developed out of her research on Radovan Karadzic's poetry and hate speech literature, undertaken whilst she was studying at the University of Sarajevo.


Books by Heather Katharine McRobie

Literary Freedom: a Cultural Right to Literature

Dec 2013

How do we protect literary freedom while preventing the harm done by literary hate speech? This book presents an innovative new approach to literary freedom as a cultural right.

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