Susan Abulhawa (born June 3, 1970) is a Palestinian American writer and political activist. She is the author of a novel, Mornings in Jenin (2010) and the founder of a non-governmental organization, Playgrounds for Palestine. She lives in Yardley, Pennsylvania. Her second novel, The Blue Between Sky And Water, was sold in 19 languages before its release. It was published in the UK on June 4, 2015, and in the US on September 1, 2015.