Mariam Rahmani

Mariam Rahmani is a brown feminist and scholar. She is also a fiction and nonfiction writer whose work centers on transnational woman of color feminisms. Currently, Mariam is writing a coming-of-age novel that follows the friendship between two Iranian-American/American-Iranian women growing up in an orthodox Muslim community in Ohio, while her academic research traces a genealogy of Iranian feminisms in order to make space for that history in contemporary conversations.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Facing the Feminist in the Mirror: On Sara Ahmed’s “Living a Feminist Life”
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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