RAMADAN READATHON : Books We Recommend As Eid Gifts – YA

Eid-Ul-Fitr - you've most probably heard it described as being a bit like a Muslim Christmas. That is kind of true. We have a meal with family and friends, we go to our religious place of worship, we wear nice clothes and give presents. But it's in the celebration of the ending of Ramadan rather…

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‘Sharing my poetry about Islam has helped shed light on it to readers.’ || Fida Islaih

  Fida Islaih is a poet and editor. Her faith, her experiences and love for nature is the foundation of her poetry. She also loves chocolate and reading. Described as an exploration of the process of loving yourself, Blossoming Heart is an indie poetry book featured in the #RamadanReadathon To-Be-Read list. Describe yourself in 3…

‘Publishers love paying lip-service to diversity, but none of them actually mean it.’ || Sami Shah

Sami Shah has been profiled in the New York Times, ABC's The Australian Story, BBC Radio 4, NPR, TEDx, and QI with Stephen Fry. His autobiography, "I, MIGRANT" has been nominated for the NSW Premier's Literary Award, WA Premier's Literary Award, and the Russell Prize for Humour Writing.Sami has written columns for national and international…

RAMADAN READATHON : The What, The Where, The When

Nadia and I have been planning #RamadanReadathon for nearly a month now and we're very excited to show you what we've got in store. From interviews to Twitter chats to blog posts, we hope there's something in here for everyone. Whoever you are, we hope you join in with our effort to help promote books by…

RAMADAN READATHON: THE INTRODUCTION

headscarves and hardbacks

If you follow me over on Twitter, you’ll probably know that I am co-hosting a readathon next month with Zoya @ We Are All Critics! We are so excited and also overwhelmed by all the support we have received so far. We have some incredible things already lined up including author interviews, Twitter chats and giveaways, and we hope to post a schedule at the end of this month so you know what’s happening where and when. In the meantime, this is a short introduction post explaining why we are doing it and how you can get involved!

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