Rumi's Cave

When Life Gives You Lemons – A Talk by Anse Najiyah Maxfield (USA)


A Talk by Anse Najiyah Maxfield USA

(Author and Editorial Director of Daybreak Press)

Date: Tue, 4th April ‘ 17

Time: 7 – 9pm

Venue: Rumi’s Cave

Address: 26 Willesden Ln, Nw6 7st London


In the light of recent global events turning the tide against Islam, how do we stand tall and make a difference?

An inspiring, encouraging and emboldening talk by Anse Najiyah Maxfield (Author and Editorial Director of Rabata’s Daybreak Press)

About Speaker:

Najiyah Maxfield was raised on the windswept prairies of central Kansas. She is the award-winning author of many articles, poems and short stories. Her young adult novel, Sophia’s Journal, explores themes of inclusion and identity, and is being taught in several middle and high schools across North America.

Najiyah taught secondary level English and history in the States for 12 years and university level English in Syria for two. She spent three years as Managing Editor of Discover: The Magazine for Curious Muslim Kids and is now the Editorial Director of Daybreak Press, Rabata’s non-profit publishing company.
Najiyah currently lives in Canton, MI where she kayaks in the summer and knits in the winter. She and her husband enjoy spending time with their six children and three granddaughters.

In partnership with Rabata UK and Rumi’s Cave

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