2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair
Tampa Convention Center
& Marriott Tampa Waterside
March 7–10, 2018
Room 13, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor
R252. Muslim Writers Speak Out.
Sobia Khan, Hayan Charara, Randa Jarrar, Samiya Bashir :: This reading panel boasts of Muslims writers of different nationalities, ethnic backgrounds, genders and gender expressions, sexualities and backgrounds. Writers on this panel are both practicing and nonpracticing Muslims and their writings employ and exhibit an Islam which embraces a multidimensional approach to Muslim identity and writing. The readings at this panel will expand the audience’s perception of Muslim writings. The writers will also discuss what it means to be a Muslim in America.