Jana Fawaz Elhassan is an award-winning novelist and short story writer from Lebanon. She has worked as a journalist for leading newspapers and TV since 2008. In November 2015, she was featured in the BBC 100 Women Season, an annual two-week season that features inspiring women from around the world. Her first novel won Lebanon's Simon Hayek Award and her second and third novels (Me, She, and the Other Woman and The Ninety-Ninth Floor) were shortlisted for the International Prize of Arabic Fiction. This is her second novel to be translated into English.