Daughter of American converts to Islam, Umm Zakiyyah is the internationally acclaimed, award-winning author of the If I Should Speak trilogy, Muslim Girl, Reverencing the Wombs That Broke You and The Abuse of Forgiveness. She has written more than twenty-five books, including novels, short stories, and self-help.
Her books are used in high schools and universities in the United States and worldwide, and her work has been translated into multiple languages. Her work has earned praise from writers, professors, and filmmakers. Her novel His Other Wife is now a short film.