Lina Ali

Sweatshop Writer

Lina Ali is an Indian-Australian writer from Parramatta. She is currently majoring in English Literature and Politics, alongside completing a Bachelor of Islamic Studies part-time. Lina was a Highly Commended recipient of the 2022 All About Women of Colour Mentorship Program. She received editorial guidance and mentorship from Randa Abdel-Fattah and Sweatshop's Winnie Dunn. Her short story Shaking Hands Suffocate was published on the Sydney Opera House Website.


Lina has also written for ABC, SBS Voices and Meanjin Quarterly. Most recently Lina published How my family’s late-night drives shaped me with SBS Voices