Now also available to read online!
“You weren’t pressured to cover up otherwise?”
“No.” Except for that one time that I never talk about….
A year ago, in the midst of outrage about yet another hijab-related civil rights fight, there was a renewed flurry of debate over the symbolism of the hijab, its place in Islam and its place in solidarity movements. I realized that there was a story about the hijab that I had never told, and that it was time to tell that story.
Read about that experience in “That Other Hijab Story” in the 2016 edition of From Sac on the theme of Outsiders. Buy it on CreateSpace!
I found this publishing opportunity through the Duotrope Weekly Wire email.
[…] of the Prof. Hawkins story and the first Trump-inspired spikes of Islamophobia and racism, was “That Other Hijab Story,” published in the small northern California literary magazine From Sac in late 2016. It was a […]