ARTICLE: When your name stands out for all the wrong reasons

You see, my name ‘Farah’ often stands out for the wrong reasons, instantly recognisable for its ‘otherness’. As an Australian with Lebanese Druze heritage, I know there are many unconscious biases at play that may stand in the way of my success.

I’m not a ‘George’ who, as a white male, can expect eight times more responses to a manuscript than a ‘Catherine’. But I’m not a ‘Catherine’ either…. 

On the challenges of publishing under an ethnic name > read more here

Part of SBS’s #FU2Racism

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