Upcoming Events – All events free unless otherwise noted
June 14, 2015, San Francisco: Catch writer and anthology editor Ayesha Mattu at the next HAZEL Reading! 5 pm, 1453 Mission St, CIIS.
June 27, 2015, Chicago: Editor Nura Maznavi speaks on the panel “Remember the Ladies” a special discussion following Ayad Akhtar’s new play “The Who & the What.” Victory Gardens Theater, 7:30 pm
More events coming soon!
The national book tour for the new book “Salaam, Love: American Muslim Men on Love, Sex & Intimacy” kicked off on February 6, 2014!
Modesto – Modesto Junior College – Thursday, February 6, 2014, 7:00pm
San Francisco Launch Party! – California Institute of Integral Studies – Friday, February 7, 2014, 7:00pm
Featured speakers: Editors Nura Maznavi & Ayesha Mattu with writers Stephen Leeper, Randy Nasson, Sam Pierstorff, Ramy Eletraby, & Mohammed Shamma. Comedian & MC of the evening: Zahra Noorbakhsh. Light refreshments will be served. (Ticket price includes a copy of the book.)
Los Angeles – Eso Won Books – Saturday, February 8, 2014, 5:00pm
Boston – Harvard Divinity School (Andover 102) – Monday, February 10, 2014 4:30 pm
Boston – Harvard Bookstore – Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 7:00pm
New York City – Columbia School of Journalism (Pulitzer Hall) – Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 7:00pm
Philadelphia – University of Pennsylvania (Amado Recital Room in Irvine Auditorium) – Thursday, February 13, 2014, 6:00pm
Washington DC – Busboys & Poets (5th & K) — Friday, Feb 14, 2014, 6:00pm
March 7, 2014: A Celebration of International Women’s Day Le Pena Cultural Center Berkeley 8 pm
March 21, 2014: Editor Ayesha Mattu, “Salaam, Love” writer Stephen Leeper, and “Love, InshAllah” writer Leila Khan in conversation about American Muslims, love & relationships – ICCNC 1433 Madison St, Oakland, CA 94612 6:30 pm
March 27, 2014: “Salaam, Love” Writers Haroon Moghul & Alykhan Booklani Master’s Tea – Yale University 4 pm
Los Angeles – Friday, September 5th, 8:00, Levantine Center: A conversation with writers from Love, InshAllah & Salaam Love
Santa Rosa, CA – Monday, September 22nd, noon, Santa Rosa College: A conversation with editor Ayesha Mattu & Salaam Love contributor Mohammed Shamma. Details, here.
Chicago – Friday, September 26th, University of Illinois, Chicago, Asian American Resource and Cultural Center, noon-1:00: lunchbox series with editor Nura Maznavi
Chicago – Saturday, September 27th, University of Illinois, Chicago, time TBA: Kriti Festival: South Asian and Diaspora Arts & Literature with editor Nura Maznavi. Details, here.
Chicago – Sunday, October 5th, 1-4pm, Humboldt Park: Chicago Artists Month – reading w/ editor Nura Maznavi. Details, here.
San Francisco – Saturday, October 11th, 2 pm, Hotel Rex: Litquake’s Off the Richter Scale, featuring writers from Salaam, Love. Details, here.
Boston – Friday, November 14th, 6:30, Simmons College (5th floor, Management building): A conversation with Love InshAllah writers Deonna Kelli & Ify Okoye and Salaam Love writers Arif Choudhury & Ahmed Ali Akbar