Monia Mazigh is an author, academic and human rights advocate. She has authored a book called Hope and Despair, it was published in 2008 by McClelland and Stewart. In 2014, her novel Mirrors and Mirages was published in English by the House of Anansi. Her second novel about the Arab Spring, Hope has Two Daughters, came out in French in the Fall 2015. It was published in January 2017 by the House of Anansi.