“Ali shows herself to be a touching, lyrical writer … abundantly talented.”
– San Francisco Chronicle
Prix du Premier Roman Etranger Award from France Best Debut Novel, Poets & Writers Magazine
Finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award in Fiction
“In the U.S., 2 women die every day from pregnancy-related causes. It's the 6th most common cause of death among women age 20 to 34.”
By sharing my story, I hope to spread awareness about this human rights crisis and help save women’s lives.
The "Muslima" art exhibition showcases the growing global movement of Muslim women who are asserting that male-dominated culture and politics–not Islam itself–have perpetuated the idea of women’s inferiority.