MVP Book of the Year 2021

To kick off the new year, we wanted to spotlight a 2021 title that stood out amongst the rest. This was a challenging task because 2021 has been an exceptional year for Muslim creators — with The Fortune Men by Nadifa Mohamed being shortlisted for both the Costa Novel Award and the Booker Prize, followedContinue reading “MVP Book of the Year 2021”

Mini Author Q&A ft Saadia Faruqi

Yusuf Azeem is Not a Hero explores this from the perspective of a passionate, intelligent and warm young Muslim boy weighed down by the expectations of the world. It’s a heart-wrenching and eye-opening exploration of identity, grief and discovering who you are in a world quick to label you, and finding the strength to beContinue reading “Mini Author Q&A ft Saadia Faruqi”

Mini Author Q&A ft Ayisha Malik

A beautiful story with an equally stunning package, Ayisha weaves a story of sisterhood, which, paired with Erika Meza’s beautiful artwork makes for an unforgettable read. Erika’s illustrations paired with your writing makes for such an wonderful read. How did you find working on such a heavily illustrated project? I actually wrote the story beforeContinue reading “Mini Author Q&A ft Ayisha Malik”

Mini Author Q&A ft Sabina Khan

“A timely and honest coming-of-age story that explores the complicated relationship between identity, culture, family, and love.” We are thrilled to have the brilliant Sabina Khan answering a handful of questions about her newly released YA title Zara Hossain is Here. What inspired you to sit down and write Zara Hossain is Here? I wroteContinue reading “Mini Author Q&A ft Sabina Khan”