Tag Archive for Muslim-American

“Unapologetically Muslim-American and Proud,” Published at Angels Flight ∙ literary west

you can try this out My personal essay  “Unapologetically Muslim-American and Proud,” has been published by Angels Flight ∙ literary west on Friday, January 13, 2017!  I am very honored that they also chose a photo I took while living in NYC to be used as their main image. I will also be reading this essay at their event, “Wall of Resistance: A Post-Inauguration Rising Up… Read more →

Adventure Diary of a Muslim-American Hijabi, entry #11

http://intermittentsampling.com/wp-json/ Original entry on April 15, 2016. I usually use these “diary” entries to post about personal experiences. Today, I have a story from my mama that holds a wonderful reminder. As I’m driving to work early this morning, I get a call from my mom. I was surprised she called because she left the house before me to attend a… Read more →

“I was 13 and Wear a Hijab – I Didn’t Expect My Teacher to Be Afraid of Me,” Published at Everyday Feminism

My personal essay has been republished by Everyday Feminism under the title, “I was 13 and Wear a Hijab – I Didn’t Expect My Teacher to Be Afraid of Me,” on Friday, January 29, 2016!  My essay was originally published by The Manifest-Station under the title, “At 13, I Didn’t Expect My Teacher To Be Afraid Of Me“. This was… Read more →