She began writing the memoir when her father, a WWII veteran, started having flashbacks and nightmares more than 60-years after the war.
Karen holds a master’s degree in education and is a speaker, writer, and educator.
As I read, their eyes grow larger and they lean forward, an indication of their involvement.
His young adult fiction has earned him numerous awards, among them the Canadian Library Association’s Honour Book Award for The Space Between, the Ontario Library Association’s White Pine Award for The First Stone, Atlantic Canada’s Ann Connor Brimer Award for The First Stone and Of Things Not Seen, and the Canadian Authors Association’s Lilla Stirling Award for Of Things Not Seen and One on One.
She is currently working on her first book, a memoir on her personal journey with the niqab as a woman that veils. Lee Airton is an Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Education at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
As a researcher, blogger, advocate and speaker, Dr.
When she’s not writing she attends Al Hikmah Islamic Centre for their full time program on the study of the Qur’an.
She also co-host of The Woman Up Podcast, an open discussion with women of all walks of life from almost every continent as they journey into self betterment, one conversation at a time.