About the Author: Thura Al-Windawi



       Thura Al-Windawi is the author of Thura’s diary.  She wrote the diary when she was 19-years-old when the war in Iraq began.  She was born in 1983 to a British educated father and a middle class Iraqi mother.  Thura studied pharmacology in Baghdad before the war started.  The diary later caught the eye of a British journalist and it was published.  Thura is still alive today and is a successful writer.



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Created by Elizabeth Brock. October 24, 2007