To be born a writer and an Arab-American in this lifetime creates an imperative for my work. Despite an education that led me away from politically charged writing, my life, my family’s country and the political climate demanded I give voice to nuanced characters and moments that have no complication in the media.
On this page, you’ll find information about the published works of Elmaz Abinader, including her most recent release: This House, My Bones (Aquarius Press/Willow Books/AUXmedia, 2014) her forthcoming work, When Silence is Frightening (Working title) and her featured media publications.
An educator and mentor for many years, Elmaz puts her energy to helping writers and writers-of-color grow and evolve, through her many teaching lives. Click below to learn about future and past creative writing workshops lead by Elmaz Abinader.
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