Ayesha Mattu talks about Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lifes of American Muslim Women ($15.95). Romance, dating, sex and Muslim women? In this groundbreaking collection, 25 writers sweep aside stereotypes and share stories of their search for love — from singles' events and online dating to college flirtations and arranged marriages, all with a Muslim twist. For this special event, Ayesha Mattu will be joined by local contributor and comedian, Zahra Noorbakhsh.
Pakistani-American Ayesha Mattu is a writer and international development consultant. Her writing has appeared in The Huffington Post, CNN.com, the International Museum of Women, Religion Dispatches, and the award-winning blog, Rickshaw Diaries. She was selected a Muslim Leader of Tomorrow by the UN Alliance of Civilizations and the ASMA Society in 2009. She lives in Northern California.