Samina Ali’s Contact Information
Samina Ali is a popular lecturer who is frequently invited to speak about her novel, her feminist activism, and about Islam in America. She has traveled extensively with the U.S. State Department through Europe. In the U.S., she has lectured at a vast range of colleges -- from Harvard University to Foothill Community College. Samina also teaches creative writing at both universities and privately. Because so many take inspiration from her astonishing near-death story and subsequent writing of her novel through intense brain trauma, Samina has found herself in the role of a talented and successful writing coach. She has helped countless others to specifically identify writing hurdles and make huge strides. To invite Samina to teach, lecture or coach, please feel free to contact her directly through Red Room.
Books with buzz ... Madras on Rainy Days. Born in India and raised in Minneapolis by an overprotective mother, Layla, the feisty young heroine of Samina Ali's accomplished debut is 'like a ghost caught in cultural ruins.' Returning to India for an arranged marriage, she feels alternately trapped and fascinated by her family's Muslim traditions as she struggles with everything from her chador to her handsome new husband to the lost promise of her past. ”
SAMINA ALI is the first Indian Muslim woman fiction writer to be published in America. A trailblazer and visionary, she has built a career as both a successful novelist and a widely popular speaker. Her debut novel, MADRAS ON RAINY DAYS, was awarded the Prix...
Causes Samina Ali Supports
Women for Women International
WISE: Women's Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equity...