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Mohja Kahf

Mohja Kahf
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Mohja Kahf is the author of The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf, E-Mails from Scheherazad, Hagar Poems, and Western Representations of the Muslim Woman. She is a professor at the University of Arkansas, and since 2011 has been a member of the Syrian Nonviolence Movement. Photograph by Wendi LaFey. www.wendilafey.com.

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