Sandra Ruttan commissioned me to write this column about representation of Muslim characters in fiction.
"publishing has lacked diverse voices ... The lack of diverse characters means that those from minority backgrounds don’t see their own stories and experiences being reflected in books they read." @AmraPajalic talks about #Muslim representation in fiction
Amra Pajalić is an award-winning author, an editor and teacher who draws on her Bosnian cultural heritage to write own voices stories for young people, who like her, are searching to mediate their identity and take pride in their diverse culture. She writes memoir, young adult and romance under the pen name Mae Archer.
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