Muslimah Media Watch Feature!

Salaam dear readers. I interrupt this blogiday to tell you that yours truly has a featured article on Muslimah Media Watch. Check it out– Now…back to the blogiday. 🙂 Advertisements

Book Review: Mornings in Jenin

I went to bed Tuesday night crying. All because of a book. Seriously. My eyes were swollen shut and it took 24 hours for me to recover from my depression. I cried for three hours a cry I haven’t cried in a long time. You would have thought someone died.  Actually, someone did die. A…

Movie Review: Mooz-lum

Hmmm…I remember when I heard the title of the movie, Mooz-lum. It made me cringe, just like when I hear its alternative, Moslem, mispronounced by non-Muslims to the point of putting a muzzle on it. I thought to myself, what original negative portrayal of Islam does this movie offer? But then I found out that…

Published!

Well, you’re hearing it here first now–I’m officially published! My name, thoughts, and words are in print! I can hardly believe it, but then I see those copies of that glossy magazine that greeted me in my mailbox this weekend…Check out the current issue of Azizah Magazine (Vol.6 Issue 2) to see book reviews and…

The Size of a Mustard Seed Take Two: A Necklace

Mustard seed’s the word. And it’s marked my conversion to fictional literature. But not just any type of literature:  Urban Islamic Fiction courtesy of Miss Umm Juwayriyah a.k.a. Maryam Sullivan. Thank you very much. Jazaha Allahu khair. You know, I hated fiction before. Like detested it. Picking up a contemporary novel in mainstream American bookstores…