Mustafa Alrawi is assistant editor in chief at The National and a contributor to US media outlet Axios on Middle East and Gulf affairs. Alrawi has interviewed Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Daniel Yergin, House of Gucci author Sara Gay Forden and The 99 creator Naif Al-Mutawa. He is a First Chapter: Emirates Literature Foundation Seddiqi Writers' Fellow. His latest work in progress is young adult fantasy novel Muchafraid, set in 13th century Baghdad. Alrawi is the host of the Business Extra podcast show.