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#BlackMuslimWriters Campaign: Call for Proposals

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Asalamu Alaikum, my name is Sakeena Rashid and I’m the founder of the Muslim Writers and Publishers Association. My goal in forming this association is to increase Muslim visibility and voices in media and publishing. I’ve tried to heighten Muslim identity through other endeavors, like my Isamoji App which created a fun set of Muslim-themed emojis for use on our smartphones. Presently, I am working on an online campaign for Black History Month to recognize the contributions and brilliance of Black Muslim Writers.

Share Your Story

I believe that each of us has a story to tell, something that is special and uniquely our own. I want you to Share Your Story. I invite Muslim poets, journalists, authors, bloggers, and writers of all backgrounds to contact us and submit a brief proposal detailing:

Who You Are (Bio):

What Your Writing Work Consists of (include samples):

And answer this question: Why do you believe writing is so important in our current climate and why is telling your story necessary?

My Ummie said shine your light on the world

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Sakeena is a freelance writer, author, and founder of the Muslim Writers and Publishers Association. Her dream is to help Muslim writers share their stories with the world. She is currently working on a memoir and preparing for the launch of MWPA.

The Pampered Muslimah

Muslimah Planners 2018: Plan Your Life and Deen Beautifully

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Another year draws to a close, and if you’re anything like me you’ve already started creating a mental to-do-list for 2018. Setting both personal and business goals, and planning to buckle down on your Quran studies once and for all.

I’ve had my eye on a few gorgeous planners created by some awesomely talented Muslimahs. In one of the Facebook groups I’m in, someone asked where they could purchase an Islamic themed planner. It reminded me that I needed to order my planners for the coming year! I had saved my favorites on Facebook along with about a million other things and I didn’t want to dig through all the viral videos, life-saving articles and enticing recipes I know I’ll never make. So I suggested that we create a list of all the super-cool planers available for 2018 by Muslimahs. So here it is! A listing of daily, weekly, and monthly Muslimah created planners for 2018.

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Sakeena is a freelance writer, author, and founder of the Muslim Writers and Publishers Association. Her dream is to help Muslim writers share their stories with the world. She is currently working on a memoir and preparing for the launch of MWPA.