Weam Namou was born in Baghdad, Iraq as a minority Christian and came to America at age ten. She is the author of three novels, one book of poetry and two nonfiction books that are part of the Iraqi Americans book series.
She studied poetry in Prague and screenwriting at MPI (Motion Picture Institute of Michigan). She is the co-founder and president of IAA (Iraqi Artists Association), and she writes for several local newspapers. Her poetry and essays have been published by national and international publications.
Read her blog at www.CulturalGlimpse.com
Publications and Prizes
The Midwife of Fallujah (broadside) (Lettre Sauvage, 2007)
Acumen Literary Journal, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Mizna, Poets Against the War, World Literature Today
November 2012 - Received Lifetime Accomplishment Award from E'Rootha Organization