The PEN Ten with Lindsey Fitzharris

"Although I have a doctorate in the History of Science & Medicine from the University of Oxford, I consider myself first and foremost a storyteller, and a historian second." More

The M Word Stories: Rayna Taher

It's supporting any Muslim actor or actress, public figure or speaker. It's feeling a connection to people you've never met, and having exceptional faith that they will be the… More

The PEN Ten with Cinelle Barnes

We all already know that it is important to use literary techniques in creative nonfiction for the sole purpose of delivering facts, but I think as a collective, we… More

The M Word Stories: Nadia Eldemerdash

Today, we share Nadia Eldemerdash’s story on being a Muslim American. The piece is Eldemerdash’s response to The M Word’s questionnaire.  More

The M Word Stories: Sidra Sheikh

Now, even though I have a complicated relationship with the religion in terms of day-to-day practices, its teachings on social justice and treating others and oneself with kindness are… More