Blogger and best selling author Shelina Zahra Janmohamed talks about the challenges facing the Asian Muslim woman.
How easy or difficult is it being a writer in a headscarf?
I find that, in the cold winter air in London, it keeps my head warm while I think! Hmm, perhaps I should give a more serious answer. The challenge for any writer is to have their voice heard on their own terms. For a Muslim woman who wears a headscarf, my greatest challenge in writing Love in a Headscarf was to persuade publishers that a (Muslim Asian) woman who wears a headscarf can in fact have a positive, funny and honest story to tell.
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