Publications

ACADEMIC ARTICLES


“Counter Fictions and Imaginary Topographies: Auto/Biographical Methodologies and the Construction of Group Knowledge in Evelyn Shakir’s Bint Arab: Arab and Arab American Women in the United States.” HAWWA, Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World, Volume 12, Issue 2-3. (2014).

“What is it That These People Want?  Are We Part of Some Kind of Experiment?: Mentoring in a Women’s Prison,” co-authored with Dr. Lora Bex Lempert, Laura Freeman, and Michigan State Respresentative Lesia Liss.  Humanity and Society. Volume 36, Issue 2. (2012)

POETRY


“Speak, Silk” — Mizna: Prose, Poetry, and Art Exploring Arab America (Volume 16, Issue 1 – 2015)

“This Body, This Battering” — Mizna: Prose, Poetry, and Art Exploring Arab America (Volume 15, Issue 1 – 2014)

“Dates, Triggers” — Mizna: Prose, Poetry, and Art Exploring Arab America (Volume 13, Issue 2 – 2012)

FICTION


“November 1989” — Staccato Fiction (2010)

CREATIVE NONFICTION


“What Prison Is to the Body” — Third Coast (2011)

JOURNALISM


“Ultralight Project: Moving Huge Amounts of Data” (Popular science article) Live Science (2007)

“Urgent Humanitarian Aid, Police Protection Needed for Darfur Women” (Article) National Organization for Women (2005)

COPYWRITING AND EDITING


Barbour Scholars at the University of Michigan (Copywriter for “History” and Alumnae Timeline” sections)

Oil Wealth and Insurgency in Nigeria by Omolade Adunbi (Edited book manuscript; published on Indiana University Press, 2015) 

Deaf Lives in Contrast: Two Women’s Stories (Edited book manuscript) Galludet University Press

Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing (CSTW) News (Copywriter) Ohio State University (2009)

2007 Physics Department Annual Review (Assistant editor and copywriter) University of Michigan