Aisha Anwar

Aisha Anwar is a writer and photographer based in North Carolina. She recently co-founded Passion in Practice: Muslims of the Carolinas, a multimedia exhibit that challenges the notion of worship as an isolated practice by featuring an artistic approach to embodying Islam. She's interested in depictions of ethnic children in juvenile literature and she is currently writing her first children's book, called Finding Layla. Her photographs and writing have appeared in ISLAMiCommentaryIllume MagazineThe Daily Tar Heel, and Carolina Quarterly. Follow her on Twitter: @Aisha_Anwar01