Events

Women’s Writing Webinar – April 29

Have you thought about writing a book, short story or collection of poems? Not sure where to start? Join Daybreak Press for its first quarterly writing webinar on April 29th! Daybreak’s award-winning writing and publishing team will present modules on finding the time to write, organizing your writing goals, and most importantly – discovering the […]

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Muslim Women’s Literary Conference – October 22

Daybreak Press is excited to present its Annual Muslim Women’s Literary Conference in Houston, TX. Join us for a dynamic program and the opportunity to spend time with some of today’s leading Muslim women authors and educators who are paving the way for female empowerment, activism, and education. To register click here!  

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ISNA (Islamic Society of North America) Convention in Chicago, IL

September 5-7, 2015 Author Panel: Anse Tamara Gray and Najiyah Maxfield

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International Writing Women’s Lives Conference at Georgetown University School of Foreign Services – Qatar

The importance of educating women and the story of Fatima al-Fihri, founder of the world’s oldest university, al-Qarawiyyin  – Tayyaba Syed    

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A NaNoWriMo Seminar at Missouri City, TX Public Library

November 14, 2015 Delving into Your Writing Niche: Afshan Malik    

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An Acquaintance

Islamophobia has come to the small town of Wickley, Pennsylvania.  Sarah stands her ground against bigots and bullies, and finds an unexpected ally in the new soccer captain, Jason. But when Jason realizes that Sarah is not just an underdog but a smart, talented and confident underdog, his motives become a little more personal. Will […]

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AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) in Los Angeles, CA

March 31st – April 4th 2016 Write Me Right: Ideas and Resources for Writing Diverse Characters panel presentation Anse Tamara Gray, Najiyah Maxfield, Yvonne Mesa Elashmawi, and Valarie Budair  

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Inaugural Muslim Women’s Literary Conference in Houston, TX

September 26, 2015 Muslim Women in Literature: The Historical Perspective – Anse Tamara Gray The Evolution of Muslim Literature in America – Najiyah Diana Maxfield Humanization of the Muslim Character: A Dawah Platform for Writing – Tayyaba Syed

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